HAMILTON OH

CLASSIC PASSENGER STATIONS


THE STATIONS

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


Baltimore & Ohio Station
Location: King Blvd. and Henry St.
Railroads: Baltimore & Ohio, Erie Railroad
Building still stands, stop discontinued by Amtrak.

Pennsylvania Railroad Station
Opened in 1889
Location: 7th St. and High St.
Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Demolished 1991.


BALTIMORE & OHIO

Departures



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

 58                        Detroit        12:35 am   12:35 am
 57                        Louisville      6:05 am    6:00 am
 56                        Toledo          9:15 am
 49  (Motor Train)         Indianapolis    9:25 am
 54  Great Lakes Limited   Detroit         1:37 pm    1:30 pm   10:47 am
 55                        Cincinnati      2:12 pm
 53  Great Lakes Limited   Cincinnati      8:48 pm    8:15 pm    3:25 pm


Passenger service discontinued in 1971 with the creation of Amtrak.


Until the early 1930's, also using the Baltimore & Ohio Station were Erie Railroad passenger trains, with trackage rights over the Baltimore & Ohio between Dayton and Cincinnati.


PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD

Departures



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

201  Southland             Chicago        12:27  75  12:40 am
236  Buckeye               Cincinnati      5:20 am
200  Southland             Cincinnati      6:40  74   6:27 am
520  Northern Arrow        Cincinnati      8:47 am    7:45 am
215  Red Bird              Chicago        10:03  71   9:14  65   9:12 am
207  Union                 Chicago         3:15  73   4:20 pm
216  Fort Hayes            Cincinnati      5:05  70   4:29  66   6:10 pm
519  Northern Arrow        Mackinaw City   5:59 pm    7:00 pm
208  Union                 Cincinnati      7:30  72   9:30 pm
237                        Chicago        10:55 pm


Passenger service discontinued in 1971 with the creation of Amtrak.


Links/Additional Information
Butler County Ohio Railroad Stations


MAPPING THE STATIONS AND RAILROADS

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

North of Hamilton, Pennsylvania Railroad had trackage rights over Baltimore & Ohio from Old River Jct. to New River Jct.