MAJOR PASSENGER TRAINS

BOSTON & MAINE/MAINE CENTRAL


STREAMLINERS
Trains which were modernized with new streamlined passenger cars, mainly during the 1930's through the 1950's.

#11/#12 - Kennebec
Boston-Portland-(via MEC)-Bangor
1947 - becomes a streamliner
1960 - discontinued Portland-Bangor
1965 - discontinued

#15/#16 - Flying Yankee
Boston-Portland-(via MEC)-Bangor
1935 - introduced as a streamliner
1957 - discontinued Portland-Bangor
1965 - discontinued

#10/#19 - Pine Tree
Boston-Portland-(via MEC)-Bangor
1947 - becomes a streamliner
1957 - discontinued Portland-Bangor
1965 - discontinued

#50/#59 - Minute Man
Boston-Fitchburg-Troy
1952 - introduced as a streamliner using 1935 Flying Yankee consist
1956 - replaced with Rail Diesel Cars
1957 - discontinued

#5505/#5506 - Cheshire
Boston-Fitchburg-Bellows Falls-White River Jct.
1947 - introduced as a streamliner using 1935 Flying Yankee consist
1952 - replaced with Rail Diesel Cars
1956 - replaced again with 1935 Flying Yankee consist
1957 - discontinued


STREAMLINERS/ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Consists and concise schedules from various eras, as streamlined trains were introduced.

Pre War Streamliners
Post War Streamliners
Passenger Diesel Locomotives
Post War Timetables


ADDITIONAL TRAINS
Additional important passenger trains, often named trains, which generally were not fully equipped with with new streamlined passenger cars. Although many of these trains might have received surplus streamlined cars later during their histories.

#5/#20 - Alouette
Boston-Manchester-Concord-White River Jct.-Montreal (via CP)
1956 - discontinued

#8/#23 - Gull
Boston-Portland-(via MEC)-Bangor-Vanceboro-(via CP)-St. John
1960 - discontinued

#302/#325 - Red Wing
Boston-Manchester-Concord-White River Jct.-Montreal (via CP)
1959 - discontinued

#307/#332 - Ambassador
Boston-Manchester-Concord-White River Jct.-Montreal (via CV-CN)
1956 - replaced with Rail Diesel Cars
1966 - discontinued

#732/#735 - Washingtonian/Montrealer
Washington-(via PRR-NH)-Springfield-White River Jct.-(via CV/CN)-Montreal
1966 - discontinued