WICHITA FALLS TX

CLASSIC PASSENGER STATIONS


THE STATIONS

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

Union Depot
Location: 501 8th St.
Railroads: Fort Worth & Denver, Missouri Kansas Texas, Wichita Valley, Wichita Falls & Southern
Demolished 1968, Wichita Falls Railroad Museum now occupies location.


FORT WORTH & DENVER

Departures



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

  8  Gulf Coast Special    Denver          1:50 am    1:40 am
  1  Texas Zephyr          Dallas          4:30 am    3:50 am
  7  Gulf Coast Special    Dallas          4:25 pm    1:14 pm
  2  Texas Zephyr          Denver          5:32 pm    4:30 pm


Arrivals



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

  8  Gulf Coast Special    Dallas          1:33 am    1:20 am
  1  Texas Zephyr          Denver          4:20 am    3:34 am
  7  Gulf Coast Special    Denver          4:10 pm   12:59 pm
  2  Texas Zephyr          Dallas          5:20 pm    4:16 pm


Passenger service discontinued in 1967, last train was the Texas Zephyr.


MISSOURI KANSAS TEXAS

Departures



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

 54                        Woodward        6:30 am
 38                        Whitesboro      4:30  32   4:20 pm


Arrivals



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

 33                        Whitesboro      1:45  31   9:50 am
 53                        Woodward        4:15 pm


Passenger service discontinued in 1959.


WICHITA FALLS & SOUTHERN

Departures



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

 41  (mixed train)         Breckenridge   10:00 am


Arrivals



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

 42  (mixed train)         Breckenridge    9:30 pm


Passenger service discontinued in 1950.

By 1942, Wichita Falls & Southern moved to a separate station.


MAPPING THE STATIONS AND RAILROADS

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