MAJOR PASSENGER TRAINS

SOUTHERN RAILWAY


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

#3/#4 - Royal Palm
Cincinnati-Chattanooga-Atlanta-Macon-Jacksonville
1949 - becomes a streamliner
1966 - discontinued Atlanta-Jacksonville
1970 - discontinued

#37/#38 - Crescent
New York-(via PRR)-Washington
Washington-Lynchburg-Greensboro-Charlotte-Atlanta
Atlanta-(via A&WP/WRA)-Montgomery-(via L&N)-New Orleans
1950 - becomes a streamliner
1969 - discontinued Montgomery-New Orleans
1970 - discontinued

#45/#46 - Tennessean
Washington-Lynchburg-(via N&W)-Bristol-Knoxville-Chattanooga-Memphis
1941 - introduced as a streamliner
1968 - discontinued

#47/#48 - Southerner
Washington-Lynchburg-Greensboro-Charlotte-Atlanta-Birmingham-New Orleans
1941 - introduced as a streamliner
1970 - renamed Southern Crescent
1971 - operation continued independent of Amtrak
1979 - became part of 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.

#1/#2 - Ponce De Leon
Cincinnati-Chattanooga-Atlanta-Macon-Jacksonville
1964 - discontinued Atlanta-Jacksonville
1968 - discontinued

#15/#16 - Asheville Special
Greensboro-Winston Salem-Asheville
1970 - Salisbury replaces Greensboro as eastern terminal
1971 - operation continued independent of Amtrak
1976 - discontinued

#17/#18 - Birmingham Special
Washington-Lynchburg-(via N&W)-Bristol-Knoxville-Chattanooga-Birmingham
1970 - discontinued

#19/#20 - Goldenrod
Birmingham-Mobile
1959 - discontinued

#21/#22 - Carolina Special
Asheville-Winston Salem-Greensboro
1968 - discontinued

#23/#24 - Skyland Special
Charlotte-Columbia-Savannah-Jesup-Jacksonville
1957 - discontinued Columbia-Jacksonville
1960 - discontinued

#27/#28 - Carolina Special
Cincinnati-Knoxville-Asheville-Spartanburg-Columbia-Charleston SC
1960 - discontinued Columbia-Charleston
1968 - discontinued

#31/#32 - Augusta Special
Washington-Lynchburg-Greensboro-Charlotte-Columbia-Augusta
1956 - combined as section of Crescent
1967 - discontinued

#33/#34 - Piedmont Limited
Washington-Lynchburg-Greensboro-Charlotte-Atlanta
Atlanta-(via A&WP/WRA)-Montgomery-(via L&N)-New Orleans
1966 - discontinued

#41/#42 - Pelican
Washington-Lynchburg-(via N&W)-Bristol-Knoxville-Chattanooga-Birmingham-New Orleans
1966 - combined as section of Tennessean
1968 - discontinued Meridian-New Orleans
1969 - discontinued