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ROUTE: RICHMOND, VIRGINIA TO SAN FRANCISCO, CA.

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: San Francisco 1956-05

TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 71 Hrs. 10 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
RF&P #16 Richmond-Broad St
5:20 PM
Diner
7:35 PM
Washingotn DC Union Sta. Yes
B&O #7 "The Shenandoah" Washington DC Union Sta
10:55 PM
Diner, Buffet Lounge, Coach Lounge, Dome Sleeper, Sleepers
2:00 PM
Chicago Grand Central Yes - and change stations also
Local travel 3/10 mile to Chicago Dearborn Station. Take AT&SF #1 "San Francisco Chief" Chicago Dearborn Station
4:00 PM
Diner, Lunch counter diner, Lounge, Big dome lounge, Sleepers
11:25 PM
Kanasas City Union Sta. No
Same Kansas City Union Sta.
11:35 PM
Same
9:30 AM
Amarillo AT&SF Sta. No
Same Amarillo AT&SF Sta.
9:40 AM
Same
8:05 PM
Flagstaff. AZ AT&SF Sta. No
Same Flagstaff. AZ AT&SF Sta.
8:05 PM
Same
9:41 AM
Merced AT&SF Station No
Same Merced AT&SF Station
9:41 AM
Same
1:05 PM
Oakland AT&SF Sta. Yes, Detrain and board bus
Continue trip via bus Oakland bus station
1:10 PM
Bus 1:30 PM San Francisco at intersection of Market and 4th Street.  

RF&P = Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomic RR
B&O = Baltimore and Ohio RR
AT&SF = Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad

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PHOTOS OF STATIONS WHERE YOU WILL DEPART / CHANGE TRAINS / ARRIVE:

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Broad Street Station- Richmond
Washington DC Union Station
RF&P Passenger train from 1956
 

 

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