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ROUTE: RICHMOND, VIRGINIA TO VANCOUVR, CANADA

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Vancouver 1956-03

TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 89 Hrs. 10 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
C&O #41 "The George Washington" Richmond-Main St.
5:20 PM
Diner, Buffet Lounge, Sleepers (steam powered)
8:05 PM
Charelottesville Main St. No
C&O #41 "The George Washington" Charlottesville Main St
8:30 PM
Same train as above (Coach passengers change trains)
8:00 AM
Cincinnati Union Station Yes
NYC #3 "James Whitcomb Riley" Cincinnati Union St.
8:30 AM
Diner, Tavern Lounge OOS, Thru Sleeper
1:20 PM
Chicago Central Station Yes and change stations also
Local travel 1/2 mile to Chicago Union Station and take CB&Q #31 "Empire Builder" Chicago Union Sta.
2:00 PM
Diner, Great dome bar lounge, Ranch lounge, Great dome coaches
8:40 PM
St. Paul Union Sta.

Yes

GN #7 "Winnipeg Ltd" St. Paul Union Sta.
8:55 PM
Buffet lounge, Sleepers
8:15 AM
Winnipeg CN Station Yes, Change Stations Also
Local travel 1/2 mile to Winnipeg CP Sta.
Then take CP #7, "The Dominion"
Winnipeg CP Sta.
10:00 AM
Diner, Dome lounge obs, Dome coffee shop coach, Sleepers
8:00 AM
Calgary CP Sta. No
Same (via Spiral Tunnels) Calgary CP Sta.
8:50 AM
Same
8:30 AM
Vancouver CP Sta.
 

C&O= Chesapeake and Ohio RR
NYC= New York Central RR
CB&Q = Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
GN = Great Northern Railway
CN = Canadian National Railway
CP = Canadian Pacific Railway

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Main Street Station Richmond The C&O Railroad's "George Washington" Chicago Central Station

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