Passenger Traffic Notes - 1919

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    Moderator Note: From The Frisco Employees Magazine of June, 1919 with information on discontinued and added sleeping car lines. I don't have anything to reference the specific Pullman line numbers, but some of the cities between which sleeping cars were operating post-WWI is interesting-cla

    A general change in schedule of passenger trains on all division will take place effective June 1. A new train has been established between Kansas City and Ft. Worth. No. 117-118, leaving Kansas City 9:15am and arriving Ft. Worth 7:35am., leaving Ft. Worth 8:25pm and arriving Kansas C ity 9:45pm. This train is put in service for the benefit of the oil interests in the Burkburnett oil fields.

    A new train running between Oklahoma City and Wichita Falls, leaving Oklahoma City 9:45pm and arriving Wichita Falls 8 a.m., leaving Wichita Falls 7:25pm and arriving Oklahoma City 6:45pm via Frederick and W.F. & N.W. This train will be known as No. 407-408.

    Effective with change of time, June 1st, the following changes in operation of sleeping car lines will be made:

    Sleeping Car Lines Discontinued
    Kansas City-Oklahoma City Parlor Car Line 3425-line discontinued -- last cars leaving both Kansas City and Oklahoma City, May 31st.

    St. Louis-San Antonio Line 3260, now operated Frisco trains 3 and 4 between St. Louis and Vinita thence M.K.& T. - discontinued over Frisco line.

    Last car leaving St. Louis via Frisco May 31st. Last car leaving San Antonio to be operated via Frisco, May 30th (See below Monett-Dallas line 3423, extended to operate to St. Louis.)

    Sleeping Car Lines Changed
    Monett-Dallas line 3423 to be extended to operate between St. Louis and Dallas, Frisco trains 3 and 4 between St. Louis and Paris, CG&SF trains 62 and 61 between Paris and Dallas.

    Last car leaving MOnett, May 31st. Last car leaving Dallas for Monett, May 30th. First car leaving St. Louis, June 1st. First car leaving Dallas for St. Louis, May 31st.

    St. Louis-Tulsa line 3405-car to be operated St. Louis to Tulsa train 9. Returning: Car to be operated Tulsa to Newburn train 8, Newburg to St. Louis train 10, ar leaving Tulsa, May 31st, train 8, to be set out at Newburg, June 1st, for train 10.

    St. Louis-Springfield line 3409-car to be operated St. Louis to Springfield trian 7, Springfield to St. Louis train 6.

    Oklahoma City-Muskogee line 3428 now operated between Oklahoma City and Sapulpa, trains 181-186, which trains are to be discontinued and sleepers are to be handled on trains 403-404 between Sapulpa and Oklahoma City.

    Oklahoma City-Tulsa line 3426 now operated on trains 181-186, which trains are to be discontinued and sleepers are to be handled on trains 403-404 between Tulsa and Oklahoma City.

    Oklahoma City-Joplin line 3420 now operated on trains 181-186, which trains are to be discontinued south of Afton and sleepers are to be handled on trains 403-404 between Afton and Oklahoma City, and trains 181-186 between Afton and Joplin.

    Tulsa-Ft. Worth line 3390, Frisco trains 417-418 (two cars each direction), now operated via Oklahoma City thence AT&SF-CG&SF, to be changed to operate via Frisco lines between Tulsa and Fort Worth via Sherman trains 117-118. Only one car in each direction to be operated in this line. (Other car operating between Kansas City and Ft. Worth as shown below.)

    Last cars leaving Tulsa and Forth Worth via Oklahoma City, May 31st. First cars leaving Tulsa and Fort Worth via Sherman, June 1st.

    Kansas City-Sherman line 3416, trains 11-511 and 512-112, to be shortened to operate between Kansas City and Ada.

    Last car leaving Kansas City for Sherman, May 30th, to be returned dead-ehad to Kansas City. Last car leaving Sherman for Kansas City May 31st. First car leaving Kansas City for Ada, May 31st. First car leaving Ada for Kansas City, June 1st.

    New Sleeping Car Lines to be Established
    Kansas City-Ft. Worth sleeping car line, Frisco trains 117-118 between Kansas City and Forth Worth via Sherman.

    First car leaving Kansas City and Forth Worth, June 1st.

    Oklahoma City-Wichita Falls sleeping car line to be operated via Frisco trains 407-408 between Oklahoma City and Frederick, and W.F. & N.W. trains 11-12 between Frederick and Wichita Falls.

    First car leaving Oklahoma City and Wichita Falls, June 1st.

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    An additional sleeper has been established between Memphis and Birmingham in Memphis and Birmingham Line 3418, same consisting of 12-section drawing room type. First car left Memphis May 14, and the first car left Birmingham May 15, trains 103-104.
     
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