MAJOR PASSENGER TRAINS

PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD


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

#3/#4 - Penn Texas
New York-Philadelphia-Harrisburg-Pittsburgh-Columbus-Dayton-Indianapolis-St. Louis
1948 - introduced as a streamliner
1970 - discontinued

#28/#29 - Broadway Limited
New York-Philadelphia-Harrisburg-Pittsburgh-Fort Wayne-Chicago
1938 - becomes a streamliner
1971 - initially retained by Amtrak

#30/#31 - Spirit Of St. Louis
New York-Philadelphia-Harrisburg-Pittsburgh-Columbus-Dayton-Indianapolis-St. Louis
1938 - becomes a streamliner
1971 - initially retained by Amtrak

#40/#41 - Cincinnati Limited
New York-Philadelphia-Harrisburg-Pittsburgh-Columbus-Cincinnati
1949 - becomes a streamliner
1971 - discontinued by Amtrak

#48/#49 - General
New York-Philadelphia-Harrisburg-Pittsburgh-Fort Wayne-Chicago
1938 - becomes a streamliner
1968 - discontinued

#58/#59 - Liberty Limited
Washington-Baltimore-Harrisburg-Pittsburgh-Fort Wayne-Chicago
1938 - becomes a streamliner
1968 - discontinued

#60/#61 - Pittsburgher
New York-Philadelphia-Harrisburg-Altoona-Johnstown-Pittsburgh
1939 - becomes a streamliner
1964 - discontinued

#62/#63 - Golden Triangle
Pittsburgh-Canton-Fort Wayne-Chicago
1949 - becomes a streamliner
1966 - discontinued

#64/#65 - Jeffersonian
New York-Philadelphia-Harrisburg-Pittsburgh-Columbus-Dayton-Indianapolis-St. Louis
1941 - introduced as a streamliner like train with rebuilt older cars
1948 - becomes a streamliner
1951 - discontinued

#76/#77 - Trail Blazer
New York-Philadelphia-Harrisburg-Pittsburgh-Fort Wayne-Chicago
1939 - introduced as a streamliner like train with rebuilt older cars
1948 - becomes a streamliner
1951 - combined with General

#176/#177 - Senator
Boston-(via NYNH&H)-New York-Philadelphia-Wilmington-Baltimore-Washington
1949 - becomes a streamliner
1971 - retained by Amtrak

#120/#131/#152/#153 - Congressional
New York-Newark-Trenton-Philadelphia-Wilmington-Baltimore-Washington
1952 - becomes a streamliner
1971 - retained 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
Passenger Diesel Locomotives (Long Island Rail Road)
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.

#9/#10 - Akronite
New York-Philadelphia-Harrisburg-Pittsburgh-Youngstown-Akron
1953 - combined as section of Clevelander
1958 - discontinued

#38/#39 - Clevelander
New York-Philadelphia-Harrisburg-Pittsburgh-Cleveland
1965 - discontinued

#68/#69 - Red Arrow
New York-Philadelphia-Harrisburg-Pittsburgh-Crestline-Toledo-Detroit
1956 - discontinued New York-Pittsburgh
1959 - discontinued Toledo-Detroit
1960 - discontinued

#454/#455 - Del-Mar-Va Express
Philadelphia-Wilmington-Cape Charles
1958 - discontinued

#519/#520 - Northern Arrow
Cincinnati-Fort Wayne-Kalamazoo-Grand Rapids-Cadillac-Petoskey-Mackinaw City
1961 - discontinued as seasonal train

#570/#571 - Washington Day Express/Buffalo Day Express
Washington-Baltimore-Harrisburg-Williamsport-Emporium-Buffalo
1967 - discontinued

#574/#575 - Dominion Express
Washington-Baltimore-Harrisburg-Williamsport-Emporium-Buffalo
1971 - discontinued by Amtrak

#580/#581 - Southern Express/Northern Express
Philadelphia-Harrisburg-Williamsport-Emporium-Erie
1954 - combined as section of Dominion Express
1965 - discontinued