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Amtrak - National Limited



NATIONAL LIMITED

Washington, DC - Kansas City, MO

New York, NY - Kansas City, MO

1378 miles / 2217 km [WAS-KCY]

1334 miles / 2146 km [NYP-KCY]


Note:  National Limited was discontinued in October 1979


Train Data:

Route

Washington, DC - Kansas City, MO

New York, NY - Kansas City, MO

Route Map

Distance

1378 miles / 2217 km [WAS-KCY]

1334 miles / 2146 km [NYP-KCY]

Operation

Daily

Time

29h 55m [WAS-KCY] (Westbound)

29h 10m [NYP-KCY] (Westbound)

Train Set

Heritage, Amfleet I

Cars

Sleeper, Coach, Lounge, Diner, Baggage

 

Station Information:

Station State Time Zone Distance

Elevation

Notes

New York - Penn. Station

NY ET

0 mi

 12 m

NJ Transit

Newark

NJ ET

10 mi

5 m

NJ Transit

Trenton

NJ ET

58 mi

 12 m

NJ Transit, SEPTA

Philadelphia

PA ET

90 mi

6 m

NJ Transit, SEPTA

Washington

DC ET

0 mi

15 m

VRE, MARC, METRO

Beltway Station

NJ ET

9 mi

5 m

MARC

Baltimore

NJ ET

40 mi

 27 m

MARC

Wilmington

PA ET

109 mi

10 m

SEPTA

Philadelphia

PA ET

134 mi

6 m

NJ Transit, SEPTA

Paoli

PA ET

 109 mi

 168 m

SEPTA

Lancaster

PA ET

157 mi

105 m

 

Harrisburg

PA ET

192 mi

99 m

State Capitol

Lewistown

PA ET

254 mi

152 m

Flag Stop Station

Huntingdon

PA ET

 290 mi

195 m

 

Tyrone

PA ET

310 mi

280 m

Flag Stop Station

Altoona

PA ET

324 mi

360 m

 

Johnstown

PA ET

363 mi

360 m

 

Latrobe

PA ET

400 mi

305 m

Flag Stop Station

Greensburg

PA ET

410 mi

329 m

Flag Stop Station

Pittsburgh

PA ET

441 mi

232 m

 

(X) Dennison

OH ET

532 mi

262 m

Planned station (Never opened)

(X) Columbus

OH ET

632 mi

225 m

 

(X) Dayton

OH ET

702 mi

225 m

 

(X) Richmond

IN ET

744 mi

295 m

Flag Stop Station

Indianapolis

IN ET

812 mi

217 m

 

(X) Terre Haute

IN ET

884 mi

150 m

Flag Stop Station

Effingham

IL CT

953 mi

180 m

 

Saint Louis

MO CT

1052 mi

137 m

 

Kirkwood

MO CT

1065 mi

194 m

 

Jefferson City

MO CT

1177 mi

177 m

 Missouri State Capitol

Sedalia

MO CT

1240 mi

271 m

 

Warrensburg

MO CT

1270 mi

253 m

 

Kansas City

MO CT

1334 mi

244 m

 Largest city in Missouri

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


The last Amtrak timetable showing "National Limited" (issued on July 29, 1979)

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

National Limited at Dayton, OH (1970s)

National Limited entering Port Road Branch at Perryville, MD (1970s)

Port Road Branch route was discontinued due to reroute via Philadelphia in October 1978.


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