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ROUTE: RICHMOND, VIRGINIA TO WICHITA, KS

SAMPLE ROUTE ID NUMBER: Wichita 1956-01

TOTAL TIME TO DESTINATION: 39 Hrs. 26 Min.

TRAIN:
LEAVE CITY / STATION
DEPARTURE TIME
ACCOMODATIONS:
ARRIVAL TIME
CITY/ STATION
Change Train
C&O #43 F.F.V. Richmond-Main St.
10:45 PM
Buffet Lounge, Sleepers
1:10 AM
Charlottesville Main St No
C&O #3 F.F.V. (same train as above) Charlottesville
2:05 AM
Diner, Sleepers
2:40 PM
Cincinnati Union Sta. Yes
NYC #405 "Sycamore" Cincinnati Union
3:30 PM
Bar Lounge Coach, Parlor Obs.
4:40 PM
Indianapolis Union Sta. No
NYC #405 "Sycamore" (same as above) Indianapolis Union Sta.
4:50 PM
A diner is added to the same train at Indianapolis
8:45 PM
Chicago Central Sta. Yes- Change station 5 blocks
CB&Q #55 Chicago Union Station
10:00 PM
Dome Buffet Lounge, Cafe Coach, Sleepers
7:30 AM
Kansas City Union Sta.  
CRI&P #509 "Texas Rocket" Kansas City Union Sta.
8:35 AM
Dinette, Coach Lounge Obs.
1:11 PM
Wichita Union Station  

C&O = Chesapeake and Ohio RR
NYC = New York Central RR
CB&Q =Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad
CRI&P = Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad

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

 
Main Street Station- Richmond
Cincinnati Union Station
Chicago Central Station
C&O Passenger train from 1956
 

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