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Train AJ-1

Written by Conductor

Alpha Jet 1
Philadelphia - Detroit - Chicago - St. Louis
Daily except Sunday


Leave Port Richmond 6:45 PM
Arrive Fairhill Junction 7:25 PM
Leave Fairhill Junction 7:35 PM
Arrive* Nicetown 7:45 PM
Leave Nicetown 9:00 PM
Arrive West Falls 9:05 PM
Leave West Falls 9:35 PM
Pass Norristown Junction 10:00 PM
Pass Birdsboro 10:45 PM
Arrive Wyomissing Junction 11:10 PM
Leave Wyomissing Junction 11:40 PM
Arrive Sinking Spring 11:50 PM
Leave Sinking Spring 12:10 AM
Arrive Rutherford 12:45 AM
Leave Rutherford 1:40 AM
Pass Lurgan 3:00 AM
Arrive Hagerstown 4:00 AM
Leave Hagerstown 4:45 AM
Leave Connellsville 9:35 AM
Arrive Bellevue, Ohio 6:15 AM
Arrive Chicago (BC-1) 2nd day 2:00 AM
Arrive St. Louis (BS-1) 2nd day 7:30 AM

*Cut off time, Wayne Junction TOFC Ramp 7:30 PM

Detroit (all)
Chicago (freight)
St. Louis (all)
Chicago (TOFC)
Hagerstown (N&W South)

Connection From
Arriving Nicetown 4:05 PM
DP-18 Arriving West Falls 7:30 PM

Connection With
Norfolk & Western Train BC-1 Leaving Bellevue 10:00 PM
Norfolk & Western Train BS-1 Leaving Bellevue 9:30 PM 

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Did You Know?

October, 1962
Loss of mail and Railway Express Agency contracts prompts severe cuts in passenger service, including annulment of all service to Shamokin, and the Allentown-Harrisburg trains, and a reduction on remaining routes. RDCs replace most locomotive-hauled trains, freeing former passenger locomotives for freight service.


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