MAJOR PASSENGER TRAINS

GULF MOBILE & OHIO/ALTON


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

#2/#3 - Abraham Lincoln
Chicago-Springfield-St. Louis
1935 - introduced as a streamliner
1971 - retained by Amtrak

#18/#19 - Ann Rutledge
Chicago-Springfield-St. Louis
1937 - introduced as a streamliner
1958 - discontinued

#1/#2 - Rebel
Jackson TN-Jackson MS-New Orleans
1935 - introduced as a streamliner
1941 - extended St. Louis-Jackson TN
1949 - discontinued St. Louis-Jackson TN
1954 - discontinued

#15/#16 - Gulf Coast Rebel
St. Louis-Jackson TN-Mobile
1940 - introduced as a streamliner like train with rebuilt older cars
1950 - gradual reequipping with streamlined cars completed
1958 - discontinued


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

Pre War Streamliners (Alton)
Pre War Streamliners (GM&O)
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.

#1/#4 - Alton Limited
Chicago-Springfield-St. Louis
1971 - retained by Amtrak

#5/#6 - Mail/Prairie State Express
Chicago-Springfield-St. Louis
1965 - discontinued

#7/#8 - Midnight Special
Chicago-Springfield-St. Louis
1971 - discontinued by Amtrak