COMPARISON OF ALL GOOD ROUTES FROM RICHMOND, VA TO VANCOUVER.
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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Vancouver 1956-01
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 94 Hrs. 00 Min.

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

NYC #61 "Montreal Ltd"

New York Grand Central Term.
10:25 PM
Buffet Lounge, Sleepers
1:28 AM
Troy D&H Sta. No
D&H #9 "Montreal Ltd" (Same train) Troy D&H Station
1:42 AM
Diner, Buffet Lounge, Sleepers (same train)
6:25 AM
Rouses Point D&H Sta No
NJ #9 (Same train) Rouses Point D&H Sta.
6:30 AM
Same train
8:00 AM
Montreal Windsor Yes
CP #1 "The Canadian" Montreal Windsor
1:00 PM
Diner, Dome Lounge Obs., Dome Coffee Shop Coach, Sleepers
9:25 PM
Winnipeg Canadian Pacific Sta.  
Same train
Winnipeg Canadian Pacific Sta.
9:45 PM
Same
12:40 PM
Calgary CP Sta. No
Same train Calgary CP Sta.
12:55 PM
Same
9:10 AM
Vancouver CP Sta.  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Vancouver 1956-02
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 98 Hrs. 55 Min.

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

NYC #61 "Montreal Ltd"

New York Grand Central Term.
10:25 PM
Buffet Lounge, Sleepers
1:28 AM
Troy D&H Sta. No
D&H #9 "Montreal Ltd" (Same train) Troy D&H Station
1:42 AM
Diner, Buffet Lounge, Sleepers (same train)
6:25 AM
Rouses Point D&H Sta No
NJ #9 (Same train) Rouses Point D&H Sta.
6:30 AM
Same train
8:00 AM
Montreal Windsor Yes Change Stations 3 blocks
CN #1 "The Super Continental " Montreal Central
4:00 PM
Diner, Buffet Lounge, Sleepers
10:25 PM
Winnipeg CN Sta. No
Same Winnipeg CN Sta.
10:50 PM
Same
8:55 PM
Jasper N.N. CN No
Same Jasper Natl. Pk. CN Sta.
8:05 PM *
Same
12:40 PM
Calgary CN Sta. No
Same Calgary CN Sta.
12:55 PM
Same
1:05 PM
Vancouver CN Station  

VANCOUVER 3 ROUTE NEEDS CORRECTION.

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Vancouver 1956-02
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 98 Hrs. 55 Min.

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

NYC #61 "Montreal Ltd"

New York Grand Central Term.
10:25 PM
Buffet Lounge, Sleepers
1:28 AM
Troy D&H Sta. No
D&H #9 "Montreal Ltd" (Same train) Troy D&H Station
1:42 AM
Diner, Buffet Lounge, Sleepers (same train)
6:25 AM
Rouses Point D&H Sta No
NJ #9 (Same train) Rouses Point D&H Sta.
6:30 AM
Same train
8:00 AM
Montreal Windsor Yes Change Stations 3 blocks
CN #1 "The Super Continental " Montreal Central
4:00 PM
Diner, Buffet Lounge, Sleepers
10:25 PM
Winnipeg CN Sta. No
Same Winnipeg CN Sta.
10:50 PM
Same
8:55 PM
Jasper N.N. CN No
Same Jasper N.P. CN Sta.
8:05 PM
Same
12:40 PM
Calgary CN Sta. No
Same Calgary CN Sta.
12:55 PM
Same
1:05 PM
Vancouver CN Station  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Vancouver 1956-04
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 69 Hrs. 39 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
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 Sta.
8:30 AM
Diner, Tavern Lounge Obs., Thru Sleeper
1:20 PM
Chicago Central Station Yes, Change stations 1/2 Mile
Milw #15 "Olympian Hiawatha" Chicago Union Station
3:00 PM
Diner, Super Dome Cafe Lounge, Skytop Lounge Obs, Sleepers
9:30 AM
Seattle King St. Station  
GN #358 "The International" Seattle King St. Station
8:05 AM
Diner Coach, Bar Lounge Parlor
11:59 AM
Vancouver GN Sta.  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Vancouver 1956-05
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 69 Hrs. 39 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
RF&P #376 "Everglades" Richmond - Broad St.
1:10 PM
Coaches
3:30 PM
Washingotn DC Union Sta. Yes
B&O #5 "Capitol Ltd" Washington DC Union Sta
4:30 PM
Diner, Buffet Club , Buffet Lounge Obs., Dome Sleeper, Sleepers, No Coaches
7:00 AM
Chicago Grand Central Yes (Change station 1/2 mile)
CB&Q #25 "North Coast Ltd." Chicago Union Station
11:30 AM
Diner Buffet Lounge, Buffet Lounge Obs. Dome Coaches
6:15 PM
St. Paul Union Station No - Railroad changes
NP #25 "North Coast Ltd" St. Paul Union Sta.
6:40 PM
Same train as above
12:28 PM
*Livingston NP Station. No
Same *Livingston NP Station.
12:33 PM
Same
1:33 AM
Pasco WA NP Sta No
Same Pasco WA NP Sta.
1:48 AM
Same
7:50 AM
Seattle King St. Station  
GN #358 "The International" Seattle King St. Station
8:05 AM
Diner Ccoach, Bar Lounge Parlor
11:59 AM
Vancouver GN Sta.  

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SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Vancouver via AMTRAK / RAIL CANADA 2013-01
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 113 Hrs. 42 Min. (4 days + 17:42 Hrs.)
*NOTE: This train only runs 2-3 days/week.

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
VIA Rail # 63 "Maple Leaf" Niagara Falls, Ontario
5:45 PM
 
7:42 PM
Toronto, Canada No
VIA Rail #1 "The Canadian" Toronto, Canada
6:08 AM
Diner, Dome Lounge Obs., Come Coffee Shop Coach, Sleepers (see note 1 below)
8:01 AM
Winnipeg CN Station No
Same Winnipeg CN Station
12:00 Noon
Same
6:57 AM
Edmonnton CN Station No
Same Edmonnton CN Station
6:57 AM
Same
2:00 PM
Jasper Nat'l Park CN No
Same Jasper NP CN Station
2:30 PM
Same
9:42 AM
Vancouver Pacific Central  

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Amtrak Vancouver 2013-02
TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 85 Hrs. 20 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
Amtrak #92 "Silver Star" Richmond-Staples Mill
12:30 PM
Diner, Cafe Lounge, Coaches
3:14 PM
Washington DC Union Sta
Yes
Amtrak #29 "Capital Limited" Washington DC Union St
4:05 PM
High-Level Diner, Bi-Level Cafe Lounge, Bi-Level Sleepers, Bi-Level Coaches
11:48 PM
Pittsburgh Amtrak Sta
No
Amtrak #29 "Capital Limited" Pittsburgh Amtrak Sta
11:59 PM
SAME as Above
2:30 AM
Cleveland Amtrak Sta
No
Amtrak #29 "Capital Limited" Cleveland Amtrak Sta
2:59 AM
SAME as Above
8:45 AM
Chicago Union Sta
Yes
Amtrak # 7 "Empire Builder" Chicago Union Station
2:15 PM
High Level Diner, Bi-Level Cafe Lounge, Bi-Level Sleepers, Bi-Level Coaches
10:31 PM
St. Paul Amtrak Sta.
No
Same St. Paul Amtrak Sta.
11:15 PM
Same
7:41 PM
*Essex, Montana Amtrak Sta.
No
Same Essex, Montana Amtrak Sta.
7:41 PM
Same
1:40 AM
Spokane Amtrak Sta.
No
Same
Spokane Amtrak Sta.
2:15 AM
Same except Bi-Level Diner Lounge replaces High-Level Diner
10:25 AM
Seattle- King St. Amtrak Sta.
Yes
#516 "Cascades: Seattle- King St. Amtrak Sta.
6:50 PM
Cafe lounge, Coaches
10:50 PM
Vancouver Pacific Central  

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