HUNTINGTON WV

CLASSIC PASSENGER STATIONS


THE STATIONS

The major stations serving Huntington, during the golden age of passenger trains.

Chesapeake & Ohio Station
Opened in 1913
Location: 935 7th Ave.
Railroad: Chesapeake & Ohio
Building still stands, new smaller Amtrak station is nearby.

Baltimore & Ohio Station
Opened in 1892
Location: 2nd Ave. and 11th St.
Railroad: Baltimore & Ohio
Building still stands.


CHESAPEAKE & OHIO

Departures



No.  Name                  1942 Dest.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

  4  Sportsman             Washington      1:37 am    3:01 am
  5  Sportsman             Cincinnati      1:45 am    2:30 am
 16                        Clifton Forge   2:40 am
  1  George Washington     Cincinnati      4:39 am    4:27 am    3:40 am
 14                        Hinton          6:55 am    6:45 am
 50                        Lorado          7:15 am    7:15 am
  3  F.F.V.                Cincinnati     11:07 am   10:55 am
  8                        Hinton          1:15 pm
  7                        Cincinnati      1:50 pm
  6  F.F.V.                Washington      3:50 pm    3:57 pm
 52                        Logan           4:00 pm
  2  George Washington     Washington      9:25 pm    9:32 pm   10:18 pm


Arrivals



No.  Name                  1942 Orig.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

 15                        Hinton         12:30 am
  4  Sportsman             Cincinnati      1:30 am    2:51 am
  1  George Washington     Washington      4:31 am    4:20 am    3:20 am
 49                        Logan          10:30 am
  7                        Hinton         10:45 am
  3  F.F.V.                Washington     10:55 am   10:45 am
  8                        Cincinnati     12:45 pm
  6  F.F.V.                Cincinnati      3:42 pm    3:47 pm
 51                        Lorado          5:15 pm    6:20 pm
 13                        Clifton Forge   6:50 pm    8:20 pm
  2  George Washington     Cincinnati      9:20 pm    9:25 pm    9:53 pm
  5  Sportsman             Washington     11:35 pm   10:43 pm


Passenger service retained by Amtrak in 1971, with the George Washington (renamed the Cardinal in 1977).


BALTIMORE & OHIO

Departures



No.  Name                  1942 Dest.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

 77                        Kenova          6:00 am
 82  (mixed train)         Parkersburg     6:00 am    8:37 am
 72                        Pittsburgh     11:25 am    1:40 pm
 78                        Wheeling       12:00 pm
 81  (mixed train)         Parkersburg     3:05 pm    1:40 pm
 73                        Kenova          5:45 pm    5:45 pm


Passenger service discontinued in mid 1960's.


MAPPING THE STATIONS AND RAILROADS

Links to locations of past and present stations and railroads, using Google Maps. Satellite views are also available.