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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad, Num 48
The Western Star


St Paul MN to Chicago IL

427 miles.   9 hrs 50 min.

Through Service
from: Portland and Seattle via Great Northern No. 4

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
- - - Union Station
St Paul MN
11:41 PM C 
1:29 PM C  (Winona connection)
Winona Jct WI
1:29 PM C 
2:06 AM C  North La Crosse WI 2:06 AM C 
2:14 AM C  La Crosse WI 2:14 AM C 
3:06 AM C  Prairie du Chien WI 3:06 AM C 
4:06 AM C  (Dubuque connection)
East Dubuque IL
4:06 AM C 
4:53 AM C  Savanna IL 5:13 AM C 
5:59 AM C  Oregon IL 5:59 AM C 
6:18 AM C  (Rockford connection)
Rochelle IL
6:18 AM C 
7:06 AM C  Aurora IL 7:07 AM C 
7:55 AM C  Chicago IL