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Amtrak - Lone Star



LONE STAR

Chicago, IL - Houston, TX

Chicago, IL - Dallas, TX

1368 miles / 2201 km [CHI-HOU]

1084 miles / 1744 km [CHI-DAL]


Note:  Lone Star was discontinued in October 1979


Train Data:

Route

Chicago, IL - Houston, TX
Chicago, IL - Dallas, TX

Route Map

Distance

1368 miles / 2201 km [CHI-HOU]
1084 miles / 1744 km [CHI-DAL]

Operation

Daily

Time

27h 45m (Southbound CHI-HOU)

22h 40m (Southbound CHI-DAL)

Train Set

High-level cars, Single-level cars

Cars

Sleeper, Coach, Diner, Lounge, Baggage

 

Station Information:

Station State Time Zone Distance

Elevation

Notes

Chicago

IL

CT

0 mi

182 m

METRA

Joliet

IL

CT

37 mi

165 m

METRA

(X) Streator

IL

CT

89 mi

190 m

 

(X) Chillicothe

IL

CT

130 mi

158 m

 

(X) Galesburg

IL

CT

177 mi

230 m

North Board Street Station

Fort Madison

IA

CT

234 mi

155 m

 

La Plata

MO

CT

312 mi

277 m

 

(X) Marceline

MO

CT

347 mi

263 m

 

(X) Carrollton

MO

CT

386 mi

203 m

 

Kansas City

MO

CT

451 mi

244 m

 

Lawrence

KS

CT

490 mi

 253 m

 

Topeka

KS

CT

516 mi

 271 m

KS State Capitol

(X) Emporia

KS

CT

578 mi

347 m

 

Newton

KS

CT

651 mi

441 m

 

(X) Wichita

KS

CT

677 mi

396 m

 

(X) Arkansas City

KS

CT

728 mi

 m

 

(X) Ponca City

CO

CT

753 mi

 m

 

(X) Perry

CO

CT

786 mi

305 m

 

(X) Guthrie

CO

CT

818 mi

288 m

 

Oklahoma City

OK

CT

848 mi

363 m

OK State Capitol

Norman

OK

CT

866 mi

354 m

 

Purcell

OK

CT

881 mi

317 m

 

Pauls Valley

OK

CT

903 mi

266 m

 

Ardmore

OK

CT

948 mi

265 m

 

Gainesville

TX

CT

988 mi

226 m

 

Fort Worth

TX

CT

1053 mi

183 m

 

Cleburne

TX CT

1081 mi

232 m

 

McGregor

TX CT

1155 mi

220 m

 

Temple

TX CT

1181 mi

213 m

 

(X) Brenham

TX

CT

1273 mi

104 m

 

(X) Resenberg

TX

CT

1333 mi

32 m

 

Houston

TX

CT

1368 mi

14 m

 

Fort Worth

TX

CT

1053 mi

183 m

Thru cars to Dallas (Train #460/461)

Dallas

TX

CT

1084 mi

130 m

 

Note:

Only Amtrak stations are listed.  Commuter Train Stations are not shown. (X): Eliminated stations


The last Amtrak timetable showing "Lone Star" (issued on July 29, 1979)

(Source: timetables.org 1979 National Railroad Passenger Corporation)

Amtrak Lone Star "Dallas Section" at Dallas Station (July 1977)


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