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Chicago - Champaign-Urbana - Carbondale - Memphis - Jackson - New Orleans


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    59             Train number                          58         
   Daily           Days of Operation                    Daily       
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   8:00p    0  Dp  Chicago, IL (Union Sta.) (CT)  Ar    9:00a       
 M 8:54p   25      Homewood, IL                       M 7:44a       
 F 9:23p   57      Kankakee, IL                       F 7:13a       
  10:34p  129      Champaign-Urbana, IL                 6:10a       
 F11:13p  174      Mattoon, IL (Charleston)           F 5:23a       
 F11:37p  201      Effingham, IL                      F 4:57a       
 F12:25a  254      Centralia, IL                      F 4:10a       
   1:21a  310  Ar  Carbondale, IL                       3:16a       
   1:26a  310  Dp  Carbondale, IL                 Ar    3:11a       
 F 3:14a  407      Fulton, KY ;                        F1:04a       
 F 3:56a  442      Newbern-Dyersburg, TN              F12:22a       
   6:27a  520  Ar  Memphis, TN                         10:40p       
   6:50a       Dp  Memphis, TN                    Ar   10:00p       
   9:00a  644      Greenwood, MS                        7:37p       
 F 9:51a  697      Yazoo City, MS                     F 6:42p       
  11:20a  741      Jackson MS                           5:44p       
 F11:56a  777      Hazlehurst, MS                     F 4:17p       
 F12:16p  797      Brookhaven, MS                     F 3:56p       
 F12:40p  821      McComb, MS                         F 3:32p       
   1:28p  873      Hammond, LA                          2:45p       
   3:32p  926  Ar  New Orleans, LA          (CT)  Dp    1:45p

F -- Stops only on signal, or advance notice to conductor
M -- Passengers not carried locally between Homewood and Chicago except
     when connecting at Chicago with other Amtrak trains. Connections at
     Homewood with Metra's Electric Division line to Chicago (Randolph 
     Street Sta.).
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Superliner Services on the City of New Orleans:

  • Coaches--- Reservations required.
  • Sleeping cars:
    • First Class Superliner Service.
    • Reservations required.
    • First Class Service includes complimentary meals, bedtime sweet, and morning wake-up service with a newspaper, coffee, tea, and orange juice served between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM.
    • Amtrak's Metropolitan Lounge available in Chicago, and private waiting area available in New Orleans for First Class Service passengers.
  • Dining Car -- Complete meals.
  • Sightseer Lounge -- Sandwiches, snacks, and beverages.
  • Entertainment -- Feature movies.
  • Trails and Rails Program -- In a cooperative effort with the National Park Service, an interpretive guide provides a narrative along the route.
  • Baggage -- Checked baggage handled at Chicago, Carbondale, Memphis, Jackson, and New Orleans.
  • No Smoking -- Smoking is prohibited entirely on this train. Passengers may smoke on station platforms as announced by train crews, and must remain next to the train ready to board immediately upon hearing the locomotive horn and the verbal "All Aboard" calls.
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