AMERICA'S STREAMLINERS

CHICAGO & EASTERN ILLINOIS

(POST WW II)

Chicago & Eastern Illinois introduced two streamliners of its own in 1946, after having hosted the Florida East Coast's Dixie Flagler since 1940.


Only streamlined trains and the most important stations are shown.


March, 1947     #99        #3       #25
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Chicago          8:00 am   5:20 pm   5:30 pm
Villa Grove     -----     -----      8:10 pm
Salem           -----     -----     10:21 pm
Cypress         -----     -----     12:40 am
Danville        10:03 am   7:28 pm  -----
Terre Haute     11:05 pm   8:28 pm  -----
Evansville       1:23 pm  10:30 pm  -----
Nashville        4:33 pm  -----     -----
Chattanooga      8:03 pm  -----     -----
Atlanta         12:28 am  -----     -----
Waycross         7:20 am  -----     -----
Jacksonville     9:10 am  -----     -----
Miami            3:55 pm  -----     -----
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March, 1947      #4       #26       #98
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Miami           -----     -----      5:35 pm
Jacksonville    -----     -----     12:10 am
Waycross        -----     -----      1:43 am
Atlanta         -----     -----      8:40 am
Chattanooga     -----     -----     11:02 am
Nashville       -----     -----      2:30 pm
Evansville       6:50 am  -----      5:42 pm
Terre Haute      8:55 am  -----      7:43 pm
Danville         9:55 am  -----      8:46 pm
West Vienna     -----      5:15 am  -----
Salem           -----      7:35 am  -----
Villa Grove     -----      9:59 am  -----
Chicago         11:59 am  12:25 pm  10:55 pm
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(Evansville-Nashville via Louisville & Nashville)
(Nashville-Atlanta via Nashville Chattanooga & St. Louis)
(Atlanta-Jacksonville via Atlantic Coast Line)
(Jacksonville-Miami via Florida East Coast)

WHIPPOORWILL (#3-#4)
(required 1 set)

(all cars built by Pullman-Standard in 1946)

Baggage Mail Coach   304 - Turkey Run
60 Seat Coach        460 - Vigo Trail
60 Seat Coach        461 - Vincennes Trail
60 Seat Coach        462 - Vanderburg Trail
60 Seat Coach        463 - Vermillion Trail
Diner                505 - Shakamak Inn
Parlor Observation   702 - Chicagoland

MEADOWLARK (#25-#26)
(required 1 set)

(all cars built by Pullman-Standard in 1946)

Baggage Mail Grill   602 - Sparhawk Inn
60 Seat Coach        464 - Hubbard Trail
60 Seat Coach        465 - Egyptian Trail
60 Seat Coach        466 - Horseshoe Trail

DIXIE FLAGLER (#98-#99)
(required 1 set/operated every third day)

(all cars built by Budd in 1939)
(cars owned by Florida East Coast Railway)

Baggage Dorm Coach   Indian River
60 Seat Coach        New Smyrna Beach
52 Seat Coach        Delray Beach
Diner                Fort Lauderdale
60 Seat Coach        Hollywood
60 Seat Coach        Melbourne
Tavern Observation   Lake Worth