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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad, Num 47
The Western Star


Chicago IL to St Paul MN

427 miles.   8 hrs 20 min.

Through Service
to: Seattle and Portland via Great Northern No 3

Amenities ...

 Sleeper Cars available.  Dining Car.

Launched June 3, 1951, using older equipment of the Empire Builder, and replacing the Oriental Limited. Observation Lounge Car, Sleeping Cars, Diner Lounge Car, Dining Car, Reclining Seat Coaches.

Arrives Connecting Cities Departs
- - - Chicago IL 11:10 PM C 
11:47 PM C  Aurora IL 11:51 PM C 
12:37 AM C  (Rockford connection)
Rochelle IL
12:37 AM C 
12:53 AM C  Oregon IL 12:53 AM C 
1:50 AM C  Savanna IL 1:50 AM C 
2:09 AM C  (Dubuque connection)
East Dubuque IL
2:09 AM C 
3:55 AM C  Prairie du Chien WI 3:55 AM C 
4:51 AM C  La Crosse WI 4:51 AM C 
5:02 AM C  North La Crosse WI 5:02 AM C 
5:28 AM C  (Winona connection)
Winona Jct WI
5:28 AM C 
7:30 AM C  Union Station
St Paul MN