Lone Star (SSW train)

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Lone Star route[1]
Milepost Station
0 Memphis Union Station
Mississippi RiverTennessee/Arkansas border
45 Forrest City
69 Brinkley
Clarendon
Stuttgart
Arkansas River
Pine Bluff
Rison
Fordyce
Stamps
Lewisville
Arkansas/Louisiana border
Shreveport
Red River
Texarkana
Arkansas/Texas border
Sulphur River
Naples
Omaha
Mount Pleasant
Mount Vernon
Sulphur Springs
Commerce
Wylie
Murphy
Plano
Renner
Addison
Dallas Union Terminal

The Lone Star was a passenger train operated by St. Louis Southwestern Railway between Memphis, and Dallas, with through connections via Cotton Belt parent, Southern Pacific, for San Antonio, El Paso, and ultimately Los Angeles. There were also through cars operating between Memphis, Lewisville and Shreveport. At various times during the train's operation, connecting services were also provided from Brinkley to St. Louis. The train was discontinued on November 1, 1952, as a part of extensive passenger train restructuring by St. Louis Southwestern. The Lone Star was replaced by trains number 107 and 108 which connected with the Cotton Belt mainline at Mount Pleasant, Texas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ St. Louis Southwestern, Public Timetable, February 5, 1939.
  • Goen, Steve Allen (1999). Cotton Belt Color Pictorial. Four Ways West Publications. ISBN 1-885614-25-X. 

St. Louis Southwestern Railway Texas Division Employee Time Table No. 3 dated November 2, 1952.