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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad, Num 8
The Zephyr Rocket


Burlington IA to St Louis MO

217 miles.   6 hrs 00 min.

Through Service
from: Minneapolis-St Paul via Rock Island No 62

Amenities ...

 Sleeper Cars available.  Dining Car.

Launched January 7, 1941. By the 50s, this train was upgraded to a streamliner, including an Observation-Lounge Car, Sleeping Cars, Dining Car, and Reclining Seat Coaches.

Arrives Connecting Cities Departs
- - - Burlington IA 1:35 AM C 
2:05 AM C  Fort Madison IA 2:05 AM C 
2:45 AM C  Keokuk IA 2:45 AM C 
3:21 AM C  LaGrange MO 3:21 AM C 
3:49 AM C  Quincy IL 3:49 AM C 
4:20 AM C  Hannibal MO 4:30 AM C 
5:15 AM C  Louisiana MO 5:15 AM C 
5:30 AM C  Clarksville MO 5:30 AM C 
6:14 AM C  Old Monroe MO 6:14 AM C 
6:51 AM C  West Alton MO 6:51 AM C 
7:35 AM C  Union Station
Saint Louis MO