MAJOR PASSENGER TRAINS

SOUTHERN PACIFIC


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

#1/#2 - Sunset Limited
New Orleans-Beaumont-Houston-San Antonio-El Paso-Tucson-Phoenix-Los Angeles
1950 - becomes a streamliner
1971 - retained by Amtrak

#3/#4 - Golden State
Chicago-(via CRI&P)-Rock Island-Kansas City-Topeka-Tucumcari
Tucumcari-El Paso-Tucson-Phoenix-Los Angeles
1950 - becomes a streamliner
1968 - discontinued

#9/#10 - Shasta Daylight
Oakland-Klamath Falls-Eugene-Portland
1949 - introduced as a streamliner
1967 - discontinued

#11/#12 - Cascade
Oakland-Klamath Falls-Eugene-Portland
1950 - becomes a streamliner
1971 - retained by Amtrak

#13/#14 - Sunbeam
Houston-Dallas
1937 - introduced as a streamliner
1955 - discontinued

#15/#16 - Hustler
Houston-Dallas
1937 - introduced as a streamliner
1955 - discontinued

#51/#52 - San Joaquin Daylight
Oakland-Fresno-Los Angeles
1941 - introduced as a streamliner
1971 - discontinued by Amtrak

#75/#76 - Lark
San Francisco-San Jose-Santa Barbara-Los Angeles
1941 - becomes a streamliner
1968 - discontinued

#94/#95 - Starlight
San Francisco-San Jose-Santa Barbara-Los Angeles
1949 - introduced as a streamliner
1957 - combined with Lark

#96/#97 - Noon Daylight
San Francisco-San Jose-Santa Barbara-Los Angeles
1940 - introduced as a streamliner
1949 - discontinued

#98/#99 - Coast Daylight
San Francisco-San Jose-Santa Barbara-Los Angeles
1937 - introduced as 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
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.

#5/#6 - Argonaut
New Orleans-Beaumont-Houston-San Antonio-El Paso-Tucson-Los Angeles
1957 - discontinued El Paso-Los Angeles
1958 - discontinued Houston-El Paso
1963 - discontinued

#17/#18 - Owl
Houston-Dallas
1958 - discontinued

#39/#40 - Imperial
Chicago-(via CRI&P)-Rock Island-Kansas City-Topeka-Tucumcari
Tucumcari-El Paso-Tucson-Phoenix-Los Angeles
1964 - discontinued Chicago-Kansas City
1967 - discontinued