MAJOR PASSENGER TRAINS

ILLINOIS CENTRAL


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

#1/#2 - City Of New Orleans
Chicago-Carbondale-Memphis-Jackson MS-New Orleans
1947 - introduced as a streamliner
1971 - retained by Amtrak

#5/#6 - Panama Limited
Chicago-Carbondale-Memphis-Jackson MS-New Orleans
1942 - becomes a streamliner
1971 - discontinued by Amtrak

#13/#14 - Land O' Corn
Chicago-Rockford-Dubuque-Waterloo
1947 - becomes a streamliner
1968 - discontinued

#19/#20 - Daylight
Chicago-Springfield-St. Louis
1946 - becomes a streamliner like train with rebuilt older cars
1947 - becomes a streamliner
1958 - discontinued

#21/#22 - Green Diamond
Chicago-Springfield-St. Louis
1936 - introduced as a streamliner
1968 - discontinued Springfield-St. Louis
1971 - discontinued by Amtrak

#52/#53 - City Of Miami
Chicago-Carbondale-Jackson TN-Birmingham
Birmingham-(via CGA)-Albany GA-(via ACL)-Jacksonville-(via FEC)-Miami
1940 - introduced as a streamliner
1971 - discontinued by Amtrak


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.

#3/#4 - Louisiane
Chicago-Carbondale-Memphis-Jackson MS-New Orleans
1967 - discontinued Memphis-New Orleans
1970 - discontinued Carbondale Memphis
1971 - discontinued by Amtrak

#9/#10 - Seminole
Chicago-Carbondale-Jackson TN-Birmingham
Birmingham-(via CGA)-Albany GA-(via ACL)-Jacksonville
1969 - discontinued

#11/#12 - Hawkeye
Chicago-Rockford-Dubuque-Waterloo-Sioux City
1971 - discontinued by Amtrak

#23/#24 - Delta Express
Memphis-Greenville MS
1965 - discontinued

#103/#104 - Irvin S. Cobb
Louisville-Fulton KY
1957 - discontinued

#201/#202 - Southwestern Limited/Northeastern Limited
Meridian-Jackson-Shreveport
1968 - discontinued