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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad, Num 18
The California Zephyr


Denver CO to Chicago IL

1,034 miles.   16 hrs 45 min.

Through Service
to: 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
- - - Denver CO 7:15 PM M 
9:10 PM M  Akron CO 9:10 PM M 
12:06 AM C  McCook NE 12:09 AM C 
2:02 AM C  Hastings NE 2:03 AM C 
3:35 AM C  Lincoln NE 3:45 AM C 
4:45 AM C  Burlington Station
Omaha NE
4:50 AM C 
- - - Council Bluffs IA  
5:58 AM C  Red Oak IA 5:58 AM C 
6:41 AM C  Creston IA 6:43 AM C 
8:26 AM C  Ottumwa IA 8:28 AM C 
9:42 AM C  Burlington IA 9:42 AM C 
10:28 AM C  Burlington Depot
Galesburg IL
10:33 AM C 
10:59 AM C  Kewanee IL 10:59 AM C 
11:37 AM C  Mendota IL 11:37 AM C 
12:15 PM C  Aurora IL 12:15 PM C 
1:00 PM C  Chicago IL