Union Pacific

Nos. 9 and 10 (Kansas City-Denver)

City of Kansas City Discontinued

Nos. 17 and 18 (Denver-Portland)

Portland Rose Discontinued

Nos. 19 and 20 (Spokane, Washington-Hinkle, Oregon)

(Former) Spokane  Discontinued

Nos. 35 and 36 (Salt Lake City-Butte, Montana)

Butte Special Discontinued

Nos. 79 and 80 (Columbus-Spaulding, Nebraska)

Unnamed Discontinued

Nos. 81 and 82 (Columbus-Albion, Nebraska)

Unnamed Discontinued

Nos. 93 and 94 (North Platte-South Torrington, Nebraska)

(Former) Platte Valley Express Discontinued

Nos. 95 and 96 (Kearney-Stapleton, Nebraska)

Unnamed Discontinued

Nos. 103/104 (Los Angeles-Omaha, Nebraska)

City of Los Angeles-Challenger Amtrak operated in part

Nos. 105 and 106 (Portland-Green River, Wyoming)

City of Portland Discontinued

Nos. 111 and 112 (Denver-North Platte, Nebraska)

City of Denver Discontinued

Nos. 117 and 118 (Denver-Kansas City, Kansas)

(Former) Portland Rose Discontinued

Nos. 457 and 458 (Seattle-Portland)

Unnamed Amtrak operated in part



Union Pacific operated through coaches and sleepers between Chicago and Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco (Oakland, California) and Portland, Oregon. All of these cars were conveyed in one train between Chicago and Omaha by The Milwaukee Road and as one train on the UP between Omaha and North Platte, Nebraska. This gave rise to the moniker “City of Everywhere.”

Nos. 9 and 10 carried through coaches between Kansas City and Oakland, and Kansas City and Los Angeles.

The Butte Special operated tri-weekly, departing Salt Lake City on Monday, Thursday and Saturday; and departing Butte on Sunday, Tuesday and Friday.

Nos. 103 and 104 conveyed cars for the City of Los Angeles-Challenger, the City of Denver, the City of San Francisco, and the City of Portland. The City of San Francisco, which no longer had its own train UP train numbers, operated tri-weekly, departing Chicago on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday; and departing Oakland on Monday, Thursday and Saturday. West of Ogden, the City of San Francisco operated on the Southern Pacific as Nos. 101 and 102. Amtrak kept the City of San Francisco, operating over the UP as Nos. 101 and 102. The City of Portland used UP tracks between Green River, Wyoming, and Portland, operating daily as did the City of Los Angeles-Challenger and City of Denver. The latter separated from Nos. 103 and 104 at North Plate, Nebraska. Nos. 103 and 104 also conveyed Kansas City-Los Angeles/San Francisco through cars between Cheyenne, Wyoming, and Ogden.

Nos. 79 and 80 were mixed trains operating on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Nos. 81 and 82 were mixed trains operating on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Nos. 93 and 94 were daily mixed trains.

Nos. 95 and 96 were mixed trains operating on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Nos. 103 and 104 operated to Chicago via The Milwaukee Road east of Omaha.

Nos. 457 and 458 served Seattle’s Union Station and were folded into a tri-weekly Seattle-San Diego route that operated between King Street Station in Seattle and Portland as Nos. 11 and 12, a Southern Pacific train that had terminated in Portland. Intercity rail passenger service at Seattle Union Station ended with the coming of Amtrak. The train, which operated the length of its route as Nos. 11 and 12, used the Santa Fe south of Los Angeles.

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