MAJOR PASSENGER TRAINS

BURLINGTON ROUTE/COLORADO & SOUTHERN/FORT WORTH & DENVER


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

#1/#10 - Denver Zephyr
Chicago-Burlington-Omaha-Lincoln-Denver
1936 - introduced as a streamliner
1971 - retained by Amtrak

#3/#30 - Aksarben Zephyr
Chicago-Burlington-Omaha-Lincoln
1953 - introduced as a streamliner
1970 - discontinued

#11/#12 - Nebraska Zephyr
Chicago-Burlington-Omaha-Lincoln
1940 - introduced as a streamliner
1970 - discontinued Omaha-Lincoln
1971 - discontinued by Amtrak

#17/#18 - California Zephyr
Chicago-Burlington-Omaha-Lincoln-Denver
Denver-(via D&RGW)-Salt Lake City-(via WP)-Oakland
1949 - becomes a streamliner replacing Exposition Flyer
1970 - discontinued Salt Lake City-Oakland
1971 - discontinued by Amtrak

#20/#21 - Silver Streak Zephyr
Kansas City-St. Joseph-Omaha-Lincoln
1940 - introduced as a streamliner
1959 - discontinued Omaha-Lincoln
1971 - discontinued by Amtrak

#21-#24 - Twin Zephyr
Chicago-Savanna-La Crosse-St. Paul-Minneapolis
1935 - introduced as a streamliner
1971 - discontinued by Amtrak

#32/#33 - General Pershing Zephyr
St. Louis-Kansas City
1936 - introduced as a streamliner
1949 - discontinued

#35/#36 - Kansas City Zephyr
Chicago-Quincy-Kansas City
1953 - introduced as a streamliner
1968 - discontinued

#43-#44 - Mark Twain Zephyr
St. Louis-Hannibal-Burlington
1935 - introduced as a streamliner
1958 - discontinued

#55/#56 - American Royal Zephyr
Chicago-Quincy-Kansas City
1953 - introduced as a streamliner
1971 - discontinued by Amtrak

C&S/FW&D #1/#2 - Texas Zephyr
Denver-Colorado Springs-Pueblo-Amarillo-Fort Worth-Dallas-Houston
1940 - introduced as a streamliner
1967 - discontinued

FW&D #3/#4 - Sam Houston Zephyr
Fort Worth-Dallas-Houston
1936 - introduced as a streamliner
1966 - discontinued


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

Pre War Streamliners
Dome Era 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.

#47/#48 - Black Hawk
Chicago-Savanna-La Crosse-St. Paul-Minneapolis
1970 - discontinued