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Schedule effective: April 2, 2007

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Amtrak's Sunset Limited

Los Angeles-Tucson-San Antonio-Houston-New Orleans

Amtrak's Texas Eagle Connection

Los Angeles-(Phoenix)-Tucson-San Antonio-Austin-Dallas-Little Rock-St. Louis-Chicago

Reservations required.

Scenic Highlights along the route.
Services on the Sunset Limited.
Connecting services.

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The Sunset Limited service between Orlando and New Orleans has been suspended.
Future service has not been determined.
Read Down Read Up 1 Train Number 2 11:55a MoWeFr Dp New Orleans, LA Ar 4:00p TuFrSu F 1:25p MoWeFr 824 Schriever, LA (Houma/Thibodaux) F 1:08p TuFrSu 2:51p MoWeFr 896 New Iberia, LA 11:46a TuFrSu 3:35p MoWeFr 914 Lafayette, LA 11:20a TuFrSu 5:50p MoWeFr 988 Lake Charles, LA 9:34a TuFrSu 6:43p MoWeFr 1049 Beaumont, TX (Port Arthur) 8:10a TuFrSu 9:13p 1131 Ar Houston, TX Dp 6:15a 9:50p MoWeFr Dp Ar 5:45a TuFrSu 3:00a 1341 Ar San Antonio, TX Dp 1:00a TuFrSu Texas Eagle connection from/to Dallas, St. Louis, and Chicago. Texas Eagle equipment operates through service in the Sunset Limited consist. 5:40a TuThSa 1131 Dp San Antonio, TX Ar 10:25p MoThSa 8:35a TuThSa 1511 Del Rio, TX 6:37p MoThSa F11:10a TuThSa 1636 Sanderson, TX F 4:11p MoThSa 1:24a TuThSa 1728 Alpine, TX(Big Bend Nat'l Park)(CT) 2:20p MoThSa 5:10p 1946 Ar El Paso, TX (MT) Dp 9:00a 5:55p TuThSa Dp (Cuidad Juarez, Mex.) Ar 8:16a MoThSa F 7:26p TuThSa 2034 Deming, NM F 6:15a MoThSa F 8:21p TuThSa 2094 Lordsburg, NM (MT) F 5:20a MoThSa TF 9:26p TuThSa 2212 Benson, AZ (MST) F 2:20a MoThSa T 11:20a TuThSa 2262 Ar Tucson, AZ T 1:20a MoThSa T 11:49a TuThSa 2262 Dp Tucson, AZ T 12:35a MoThSa T 1:22a WeFrSu 2348 Ar Maricopa, AZ (Phoenix) T 10:17p SuWeFr T 1:32a WeFrSu 2348 Dp Maricopa, AZ (Phoenix) T 10:07p SuWeFr T 4:19a WeFrSu 2513 Yuma, AZ (MST) T 5:06p SuWeFr 6:37a WeFrSu 2658 Palm Springs, CA (PT) 3:24p SuWeFr 8:05a WeFrSu 2725 Ontario, CA 3:11p SuWeFr 8:15a WeFrSu 2732 Pomona, CA 2:30p SuWeFr 10:10a WeFrSu 2764 Ar Los Angeles, CA (PT) Dp 2:30p SuWeFr D -- Stops only to discharge passengers. F -- Stops only on signal, or advance notice to the conductor. T -- This location does not observe Daylight Savings Time.
Local time will be one hour later from November 4, 2007 thru March 9, 2008.

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Thruway Motorcoach Connections

Galveston - Houston

   8701              Thruway Number               
  MoWeFr   Mile      Days of Operation         
   6:45p      0  Dp  Galveston, TX     (CT)       
                         (714 25th St Bus Depot)
   7:10p      5      La Marque, TX (725 Oak)      
   8:15p     47  Ar  Houston, TX       (CT)    

Operated by Kerrville Bus.

Connecting Local Services

Los Angeles Area
  • Metrolink commuter rail: in Southern California (800) 371-LINK; outside Southern California (213) 347-2800.
  • Metropolitan Transit Authority subway, light rail & bus: (213) 626-4455 or (310) 639-6800;
New Orleans
Regional Transit Authority streetcar & bus: (504) 248-3900;
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Superliner® Services on the Sunset Limited

  • Coaches: Reservations required.
  • Sleeping Cars: First Class Superliner® Service.
    • Reservations Required.
    • Private waiting area available in New Orleans for First Class Service passengers.
  • Dining Car: Complete meals
  • Sightseer Lounge: Sandwiches, snacks, beverages, and souvenirs.
  • Entertainment: Feature movies
  • Trails and Rails Program: In a cooperative effort with the National Park Service, volunteer rangers provide a narrative along the route.
  • 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 reboard immediately upon hearing the sound of the locomotive horn and verbal ``All Aboard'' calls.
  • Baggage: Checked baggage handled at Pinellas Park-St. Petersburg, Tampa, Lakeland, Orlando, DeLand, Jacksonville, New Orleans, Houston, San Antonio, El Paso, Tucson, Maricopa, and Los Angeles.

Superliner® Services on the Texas Eagle:

  • Coaches -- Reservations required.
  • Sleeping Cars -- Reservations required.
  • Dining Cars -- Complete meals east of Ft. Worth.
  • Sightseer Lounge -- Sandwiches, snacks, and beverages.
  • Entertainment -- Feature Movies.
  • Trails and Rails Program -- In a cooperative effort with the National Park Service, volunteer rangers provides a narrative along the route.
  • Baggage -- Checked baggage is handled on the Texas Eagle.
  • Smoking -- No smoking on this train.

Scenic Highlights

  • Gulf Coast
  • Bayou Country
  • Mexican border
  • Southwestern desert

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