MAJOR PASSENGER TRAINS

GREAT NORTHERN


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

#1/#2 - Empire Builder
Chicago-(via CB&Q)-St. Paul
St. Paul-Minneapolis-Fargo-Minot-Havre-Spokane-Seattle/Portland
1947 - becomes a streamliner
1971 - retained by Amtrak

#3/#4 - Western Star
St. Paul-Minneapolis-Fargo-Grand Forks-Minot-Havre-Spokane-Seattle/Portland
1951 - introduced as a streamliner
1971 - discontinued by Amtrak

#11/#12 - Red River
St. Paul-Minneapolis-Fargo-Grand Forks
1950 - introduced as a streamliner
1970 - discontinued

#355-#362 - International
Seattle-Vancouver BC
1950 - introduced as a streamliner
1971 - discontinued by Amtrak


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

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.

#7/#8 - Winnipeg Limited
St. Paul-Minneapolis-Winnipeg
1971 - discontinued by Amtrak

#19/#20 - Gopher
Minneapolis-Duluth
1971 - discontinued by Amtrak

#23/#24 - Badger
Minneapolis-Duluth
1971 - discontinued by Amtrak

#459/#460 - unnamed
Portland-Seattle
1971 - retained by Amtrak