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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad, Num 11
The Nebraska Zephyr


Chicago IL to Lincoln NE

551 miles.   9 hrs 10 min.

Amenities ...

 COACH ONLY, no sleepers.  Dining Car.

In 1947 the articulated Twin Cities Zephyrs were replaced by standard streamlined equipment, and the articulated trains moved to service on the Nebraska Zephyr. By 1956, train included Parlor Lounge Car, Dining Car, and Reclining Chair Coaches (no sleepers).

Arrives Connecting Cities Departs
- - - Chicago IL 9:30 AM C 
10:07 AM C  Aurora IL 10:07 AM C 
10:42 AM C  Mendota IL 10:42 AM C 
11:01 AM C  Princeton IL 11:01 AM C 
11:23 AM C  Kewanee IL 11:23 AM C 
11:55 AM C  Burlington Depot
Galesburg IL
11:58 AM C 
12:40 PM C  Burlington IA 12:40 PM C 
- - - Mount Pleasant IA  
1:26 PM C  Fairfield IA 1:26 PM C 
1:50 PM C  Ottumwa IA 1:52 PM C 
3:36 PM C  Creston IA 3:38 PM C 
4:20 PM C  Red Oak IA 4:20 PM C 
5:10 PM C  Council Bluffs IA 5:10 PM C 
5:30 PM C  Burlington Station
Omaha NE
5:40 PM C 
6:40 PM C  Lincoln NE