COMPARISON OF ALL GOOD ROUTES FROM RICHMOND, VA TO TORONTO, CANADA
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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Toronto 1956-01
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 22 Hrs. 20 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
RF&P #376 "Everglades Richmond -Broad Street
1:10 PM
Coaches
3:30 PM
Washington DC Union Station
Yes
PRR #575 "Dominion Express" Washington DC Union Sta
7:05 PM
Diner, Buffet Lounge, Sleepers
10:05 PM
Harrisonburg PRR
No (same train)
Same train PRR #575 Harrisonburg PRR
10:50 PM
Buffet Lounge, Sleepers
4:04 AM
Emporium PRR Station
No (same train)
Same train PRR #575 Emporium PRR sta.
4:25 AM
Same
7:30 AM
Buffalo NY Central Sta.
Coach passengers only change train
NYC #377 "Toronto Express" Buffalo Central Sta.
7:45 AM
Thru Sleepers
9:00 AM
Welland, Ontario TH&B Station Same train as NYC 377 but will change railroads.
TH&B #377 (same train as above) Welland Ontario TH&B sta.
9:05 AM
Same
10:05 AM
Hamilton, Ontario TH&B Station
No (railroad changes)
CP #377 Hamilton, Ont. TH&B Sta.
10:15 AM
Same
11:20 AM
Toronto Union Station  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Toronto 1956-02
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 22 Hrs. 10 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
RF&P #376 "The Everglades Richmond -Broad Street
1:10 PM
Coaches
3:30 PM
Washington DC Union Station
No
PRR #154 "The Everglades" Washington DC Union Sta.
4 :00 PM
Diner, Parlor Bar Lounge
7:55 PM
New York Penn Station
Yes (Change stations 3/4 mile via subway shuttle)

NYC #99 "The Tuscarora"

Grand Central Station NY
10:35 PM
Buffet Lounge Sleeper
7:20 AM
Buffalo Central Sta.
Coach passengers chg. train
NYC # 377 "Totonto Express" Buffalo Central Term.
7:45 AM
Thru Sleeper
9:00 AM
Welland, Ontario
Same train
TH&B #377 (same train as above) Welland, Ontario
9:05 AM
Same train
10:05 AM
Hamilton, Ontario
Same train
CP #377 (same train as above) Hamilton, Ontario
10:15 AM
Same train
11:20 AM
Ontario, Canada  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Toronto 1956-03
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 18 Hrs. 50 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
RF&P #376 "Everglades" Richmond -Broad Street
1:10 PM
Coaches
3:30 PM
Washington DC Union Station
Yes
B&O #8 "The Shenandoah" Washington DC Union Sta.
4:00 PM
Diner, Buffet Lounge, Coach Lounge
6:51 PM
Wayne Junction Rdg.
Coach passengers only
RDG #329 Wayne Jct. Rdg.
7:31 PM
Thru Sleeper
8:54 PM
Bethlehem Union Sta.
Coach passengers only
LV#7 "Maple Leaf" Bethlehem Union
9:19 PM
Sleeper, Cafe Lounge
10:00 PM
Lexington - LV Station  
LV #7 (same train) Lexington - LV Sta.
10:08 PM
Sleeper
4:30 AM
Buffalo LV Station  
LV #7 (same train) Buffalo
4:30 AM
Same
5:30 AM
Suspension Bridge, CN Station
Same train
CN #93 (same train as above) Suspension Bridge CN Sta.
5:30 AM
Parlor Grill, Sleeper,
8:00 AM
Toronto Union Sta.  

 

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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Toronto via AMTRAK / RAIL CANADA 2013-01
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 24 Hrs. 42 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
Amtrak # 66 Richmond - Staples Mill Station
7:00 PM
Cafe Car, Coaches
9:20 PM
Washington DC Union Station
No
Same train Washington DC Union Station
10:10 PM
 
1:50 AM
New York Penn Staion
Yes (Note layover time)
Amtrak # 63, "The Maple Leaf" Penn Station NY
7:15 AM
Cafe Car, Coaches
3:24 PM
Buffalo Exchange St. Station
No
Same train Buffalo Exchange St. Sta.
3:24 PM
 
4:45 PM
Niagara Falls, Ontario
No but railroad changes
Vua Rail # 63 "Maple Leaf" Niagara Falls, Ontario
5:45 PM
 
7:42 PM
Toronto, Canada  

Via Rail = Via Rail is the system name and is the Canadian equivalent of the U.S. Amtrak System

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