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Illinois Central Railroad, Num 53
The City of Miami


Chicago IL to Birmingham AL

689 miles.   13 hrs 15 min.

Through Service
from: St Louis to Carbondale via No 201
to: Jacksonville FL via CenGeo, Miami via FEC

Amenities ...

 COACH ONLY, no sleepers.  Dining Car.

Began service December 18, 1940. Ran every other day. Deluxe Streamliner. Stewardess.

Arrives Connecting Cities Departs
- - - Grand Central Station
Chicago IL
9:00 AM C 
9:51 AM C  Kankakee IL 9:51 AM C 
10:50 AM C  Champaign IL 10:55 AM C 
11:30 AM C  Mattoon IL 11:30 AM C 
11:51 AM C  Effingham IL 11:51 AM C 
12:35 PM C  Centralia IL 12:39 PM C 
1:30 PM C  Carbondale IL 1:40 PM C 
2:47 PM C  North Cairo IL 2:51 PM C 
3:43 PM C  Fulton KY 3:53 PM C 
4:39 PM C  Milan TN 4:39 PM C 
5:08 PM C  Jackson TN 5:08 PM C 
6:14 PM C  Corinth MS 6:14 PM C 
7:31 PM C  Haleyville AL 7:31 PM C 
8:50 PM C  Jasper AL 8:50 PM C 
10:15 PM C  Birmingham AL