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Amtrak - Pioneer



PIONEER
Chicago, IL - Seattle, WA
2662 miles / 4283 km

Note:  Pioneer was discontinued in May 1997


Train Data:

Route

Chicago, IL - Seattle, WA

Distance

2662 miles / 4283 km

Operation

3 times a week

Time

54h 30m

Train Set

Superliner

Cars

Sleeper, Coach, Dinner, Lounge, Baggage

 

Station Information:

Station State Time Zone Distance

Elevation

Notes

Chicago

IL

CT

0 mi

182 m

METRA

(La Grange Road)

IL

CT

14 mi

195 m

Not stop, METRA

Naperville

IL

CT

28 mi

218 m

METRA

(Plano)

IL

CT

51 mi

198 m

Not stop

(Mendota)

IL

CT

83 mi

229 m

Not stop

Princeton

IL

CT

104 mi

213 m

 

(Kewanee)

IL

CT

131 mi

 260 m

Not stop

Galesburg

IL

CT

162 mi

238 m

 

Burlington

IA

CT

205 mi

164 m

 

Mount Pleasant

IA

CT

233 mi

223 m

 

Ottumwa

IA

CT

280 mi

  198 m

 

Osceola

IA

CT

360 mi

347 m

 

Creston

IA

CT

393 mi

400 m

 

Omaha

NE

CT

501 mi

320 m

Biggest city in Nebraska

Lincoln

NE

CT

555 mi

351 m

Nebraska State Capitol

Hastings

NE

CT

652 mi

589 m

 

Holdrege

NE

CT

706 mi

709 m

 

McCook

NE

CT

784 mi

765 m

 

Fort Morgan

CO

MT

960 mi

1320 m

 

Denver

CO

MT

1037 mi

 1575 m

Colorado State Capitol

(X) Greeley

CO

MT

1090 mi

 1420 m

 

(X) West Cheyenne-Borie

WY

MT

1141 mi

2011 m

 

(X) Laramie

WY

MT

1187 mi

 2184 m

 

(X) Rawlins

WY

MT

1304 mi

2061 m

 

(X) Rock Springs

WY

MT

1424 mi

1914 m

 

(X) Green River

WY

MT

1437 mi

1859 m

 

(X) Evanston

WY

MT

1539 mi

2059 m

 

(X) Ogden

UT

MT

1614 mi

1312 m

 

(X) Pocatello

ID

MT

1750 mi

1362 m

 

(X) Shoshone

ID

MT

1857 mi

1210 m

 

(X) Boise

ID

MT

1984 mi

839 m

Idaho State Capitol

(X) Nampa

ID

MT

2003 mi

758 m

 

(X) Ontario

OR

MT

2043 mi

655 m

 

(X) Baker City

OR

MT

2133 mi

1047 m

 

(X) La Grande

OR

PT

2185 mi

851 m

 

(X) Pendleton

OR

PT

2259 mi

326 m

 

(X) Hinkle-Hermiston

OR

PT

2290 mi

187 m

 

(X) The Dalles

OR

PT

2390 mi

30 m

 

(X) Hood River

OR

PT

2412 mi

30 m

 

Portland

OR PT

2475 mi

15 m

 

Vancouver

WA PT

2485 mi

45 m

 

Kelso-Longview

WA PT

2524 mi

24 m

 

Centralia

WA PT

2567 mi

57 m

 

Olympia-Lacey

WA PT

2589 mi

57 m

Washington State Capitol

Tacoma

WA PT

2622 mi

10 m

 

Seattle

WA PT

2662 mi

2 m

 

Note: Pioneer did not stop at the stations in parentheses (  ).   (X): Eliminated stations


Train Gif: Alex Stroshane of Amtrak Prototype & Model

 

~ Actual Train Consists - Pioneer Car Numbers ~

May 10, 1997: Train #26 (Final Run)

at Seattle, WA

↑ Chicago, IL

F40PH Locomotive   323
Sleeper (Superliner)   32079
Sleeper (Superliner)   32034
Coach (Superliner)   34107
Coach (Superliner)   34132
Transition Sleeper (Superliner)   39007
Baggage (Heritage)   1248

 

The last Amtrak timetable showing "Pioneer" (issued on November 10, 1996)

(Source: timetables.org 1996 National Railroad Passenger Corporation)

Amtrak Eastbound Pioneer at The Dalles, OR  (August 21, 1994)


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