EVANSVILLE

CLASSIC PASSENGER STATIONS


THE STATIONS

The major stations serving Evansville, during the golden age of passenger trains.

Union Station
Opened in 1901
Location: 300 S. Fulton Ave.
Railroads: Chicago & Eastern Illinois, Illinois Central, New York Central, Louisville & Nashville
Demolished.


LOUISVILLE & NASHVILLE

Departures



No.  Name                  1942 Dest.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

 54                        St. Louis      12:35 am
155                        Louisville      3:00 am    3:10 am
 53                        Nashville       3:03 am    6:05 am
 56                        St. Louis       3:40 am    3:50 am
 95  Dixie Flyer           Jacksonville    6:05 am    5:05 am
153                        Louisville      6:20 am
 92  Dixie Limited         St. Louis       7:25 am   11:10   4   3:55 am
 52                        St. Louis      12:09 pm
151                        Louisville      1:22 pm
 51                        Nashville       1:25  81   9:40 pm
 11  Dixie Flagler         Miami           1:38 pm    2:45 pm
 93  Dixie Limited         Atlanta         8:45 pm   10:20   3   9:40 pm


Arrivals



No.  Name                  1942 Orig.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

 54                        Nashville      12:10 am    3:25 am
 53                        St. Louis       2:15 am
 55                        St. Louis       2:45 am    2:55 am
156                        Louisville      3:25 am    2:25 am
 92  Dixie Limited         Atlanta         7:00 am   10:35   4   3:40 am
 52                        Nashville      11:40  80   2:45 am
152                        Louisville     11:50 am
 51                        St. Louis       1:05 pm
 12  Dixie Flagler         Miami           3:47 pm    1:05 pm
 93  Dixie Limited         St. Louis       8:05 pm    9:15   3   9:30 pm
154                        Louisville      8:55 pm
 94  Dixie Flyer           Jacksonville    9:55 pm   10:30 pm


Passenger service discontinued in 1971 with the creation of Amtrak.


CHICAGO & EASTERN ILLINOIS

Departures



No.  Name                  1942 Dest.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

 96  Dixie Mail            Chicago        12:35  80   2:55 am
 92  Dixie Limited         Chicago         7:20 am    1:30 pm
  8                        Chicago        12:01  54   3:45 am
 98  Dixie Flagler         Chicago         3:52  12   1:15 pm
 10                        Chicago         6:00 pm
 94  Dixie Flyer           Chicago        10:10 pm   11:05 pm


Arrivals



No.  Name                  1942 Orig.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

 97  Dixie Mail            Chicago         2:30  93  10:00 pm
 95  Dixie Flyer           Chicago         5:45 am    4:20 am
  9                        Chicago         7:55 am
 99  Dixie Flagler         Chicago         1:33  11   2:35 pm
  1                        Chicago         5:30 pm    4:55 pm
 93  Dixie Limited         Chicago         8:15  81   9:20 pm


Passenger service discontinued in 1968.


Until the late 1930's, also using Union Station were Illinois Central passenger trains. And until the early 1940's, also using Union Station were New York Central passenger trains.


Chicago & Eastern Illinois had an additional station, used by its trains not operating through with Louisville & Nashville. That station was also used by Southern Railway until the late 1930's, and New York Central subsidiary Evansville Indianapolis & Terre Haute until the early 1940's.


MAPPING THE STATIONS AND RAILROADS

Links to locations of past and present stations and railroads, using Google Maps. Satellite views are also available.

Evansville was along the L&N main line between St. Louis and Nashville. L&N's "LH&StL" line extended east to Louisville.