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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad, Num 17
The California Zephyr


Chicago IL to Denver CO

1,034 miles.   17 hrs 50 min.

Through Service
from: New York via PRR, B&O and NYC

Amenities ...

 Sleeper Cars available.  Dining Car.

Launched on March 20, 1949, jointly operated by Burlington, Denver & Rio Grande Western, and Western Pacific. One sleeper was owned by the Pennsylvania Railroad, and operated as a trans-continental sleeper. Last run was March 22, 1970. This stainless steel streamliner included a Vista dome observation car, Standard sleeping cars, Vista-Dome Buffet-Lounge Car, Dining Car, and Vista-Dome Reclinign Chair Coaches.

Arrives Connecting Cities Departs
- - - Chicago IL 3:30 PM C 
4:06 PM C  Aurora IL 4:06 PM C 
4:40 PM C  Mendota IL 4:40 PM C 
5:16 PM C  Kewanee IL 5:16 PM C 
5:45 PM C  Burlington Depot
Galesburg IL
5:50 PM C 
6:35 PM C  Burlington IA 6:35 PM C 
7:46 PM C  Ottumwa IA 7:48 PM C 
9:42 PM C  Creston IA 9:45 PM C 
10:30 PM C  Red Oak IA 10:30 PM C 
11:45 AM C  Burlington Station
Omaha NE
11:55 PM C 
12:59 AM C  Lincoln NE 1:14 AM C 
2:45 AM C  Hastings NE 2:48 AM C 
4:45 AM C  McCook NE 4:50 AM C 
8:20 AM M  Denver CO