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BN train 185 began 1972-3. The destination was changed to Northtown in 1974. Train 185 became train 203 Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled traffic for North LaCrosse, GB&W (set out at East Winona), Northtown, and train 119. It was deleted in 1989.
Train 204 handled traffic for North LaCrosse, Eola, Chicago, and beyond via BRC and NW.
Burlington Northern train symbol 206 at Lamona, WA
BN train 198 operating from Seattle to Minot became train 206 on Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled traffic for Wenatchee. It was deleted when train 102 was changed to originate in Seattle.
CB&Q train 83 connected with GN train 83 at Union Yard in Minneapolis and formed a run through from Chicago to Seattle. It retained the same number after the merger, but with a revised schedule Train 83 became train 207 on Jan. 1, 1985. It was deleted in 1987.
|CB&Q 83||Chicago||640P||Union Yd||600A||1||68-70|
|GN 83||Union Yd||1130A||Seattle||1000P||2||68-70|
BN train 172 began in 1972 and operated from Lewiston, ID daily except Monday. Train 172 became train 208 on Jan. 1, 1986. In 1988, it handled traffic for Connell, Libby, Whitefish, Shelby, Havre, Glasgow, Williston, Minot, New Rockford, Dilworth, (Fargo, Breckenridge, and Willmar), Northtown, and beyond. In 1989 the schedule was changed to terminate at Willmar.
GN train 79 (Beeliner) became BN train 179. BN train 209 handled traffic for Great Falls, Shelby, Whitefish, and beyond. In 1989 the schedule was changed to terminate at Great Falls.
GN train 78 (Texas) became BN train 180. Train 210 handled traffic for Shelby, Great Falls, Laurel, and beyond. In 1988, it operated from Whitefish Wednesday through Friday. It was deleted in 1989.
BN train 157 became train 211 on Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled traffic for Brainerd, Staples, Dilworth, Jamestown, Mandan, Dickinson, Glendive, Miles City, Forsyth, Billings, Laurel, and beyond. In Jan. 1989 the schedule was changed to originate at Northtown.
BN train 158 became train 212 on Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled traffic for Forsyth, Miles City, Glendive, Dickinson, Mandan, Jamestown, Grand Forks (set out at Fargo), Dilworth, Brainerd, and Superior. In 1989 the schedule was changed to terminate at Dilworth.
NP train 600 became BN train 86 and operated via Laurel to St. Paul. Train 86 became train 218 on Jan. 1, 1985. With the start of Montana Rail Link, it still originated at Missoula. In 1988, it handled traffic for Billings, Forsyth, Glendive, Dickinson, Jamestown, Grand Forks (set out at Fargo), Dilworth, Northtown, and beyond.
|NP 600||Auburn||130A||St. Paul||830A||2||69-70|
Burlington Northern train symbol 75 at Hecla, NE
CB&Q train 79 became train 75 in late 1968. CB&Q train 75 retained the same number after the merger. Train 75 became train HSP in 1982 and became train 223 on Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled traffic for York, Aurora, Grand Island, Alliance, Crawford, Edgemont, Gillette, Sheridan, Laurel, and beyond.
Burlington Northern train symbol 75 at Dutch, WY
|CB&Q 75||Kansas City||600P||Laurel||900P||1||69-70|
|BN 75||Kansas City||800A||Portland||400A||3||71|
Burlington Northern train symbol 75 Benteen, MT
Burlington Northern train symbol 74 at Avon and Blossburg, MT
BN train 74 began in the mid-70s. Train 74 became train PSH in 1982 and became train 224 on Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled traffic for Sheridan, Gillette, Wyodak, Upton, Edgemont, Crawford, Alliance, Lincoln, Kansas City, and beyond.
Burlington Northern train symbol 74 at Parkman, WY
BN train 369 operated from Alliance to Laurel and became train 225 on Jan. 1, 1985. It was deleted in early 1986.
BN train 368 operated from Laurel to Alliance and became train 226 on Jan. 1, 1985. It was deleted in 1987.
BN train 389 became train 227 on Jan. 1, 1985 and was deleted in 1987.
BN train 174 began in 1971. The origin was changed to Yakima in 1974 and then the schedule was suspended until 1977. Train 174 became train 228 Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled traffic for Paradise, Missoula, Helena, Livingston, Laurel, and beyond. It was deleted in 1989.
SLSF train 230 handled traffic for Memphis and beyond.
GN train 437 (Fast Fargo) became BN train 131 after the merger originating at Union Yard and operated daily except Saturday. BN train 131 became train 231 on Jan. 1, 1985 operating daily. In 1988, it handled traffic for Lincoln, Sioux City, Willmar, Northtown, and beyond including Grand Forks and Dilworth. On Sept. 26, 1988 the symbol was changed to 237.
|GN 437||Minneapolis||900P||Grand Forks||815A||1||68-70|
|BN 131||Minneapolis||915P||Grand Forks||745A||1||71-73|
|231||Kansas City||930P||Grand Forks||930P||2||86|
GN train 438 (Valley Special) became BN train 132 and operated daily except Saturday. BN train 132 became train 232 on Jan. 1, 1985 operating daily. In 1988, it handled traffic for Lincoln, St. Joseph, Kansas City, and beyond. On Sept. 26, 1988 the symbol was changed to 237.
|GN 438||Fargo||700P||St. Cloud||800A||1||68-70|
|232||Grand Forks||600P||Kansas City||600P||1||86|
SLSF train 234 handled traffic for Springfield and beyond.
SLSF train 235 handled traffic for Memphis and beyond.
BN train 95 began in 1970. Train 95 became train 191 in 1972 operating via Lincoln and terminating at Union Yard. 191 became train 235 Jan. 1, 1985 and was deleted later that year.
BN train 190 began in 1974. In early 1975 the origin was changed to Northtown Yard. Train 190 became train 236 Jan. 1, 1985 and was deleted later that year.
BN train 159 became train 241 on Jan. 1, 1985 and handled traffic for Superior and the DW&P. With the start of train 141, it terminated at Northtown. In 1988, it handled traffic for Barstow, East Dubuque, North LaCrosse, East Winona for GB&W, Northtown, and beyond.
BN train 110 became train 242 on Jan. 1, 1985 and handled traffic from the DW&P and Superior. With the start of train 142, it originated at Northtown. In 1988, it handled traffic from train 142 for East Winona, North LaCrosse, Barstow, Galesburg, and beyond. It was deleted in 1989.
SLSF train 834 retained the same number through the merger with BN and then became train 247 on Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it operated Tuesday through Sunday and handled traffic for Blytheville, Hayti, Cape Girardeau, Neelys, Crystal City, St. Louis, and beyond.
|SLSF 834||Memphis||1000A||St. Louis||1000P||80|
SLSF train 833 retained the same number through the merger with BN and then became train 248 on Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it operated Monday through Saturday and handled traffic for Crystal City, Neelys, Cape Girardeau, Blytheville, Memphis, and beyond.
|SLSF 833||St. Louis||1030P||Memphis||800A||1||80|
CB&Q train 67 retained the same number after the merger. Train 67 became train 257 on Jan. 1, 1985. It operated as required in 1986. In 1988, it handled traffic for West Quincy, Kansas City, Tulsa, and beyond. It was deleted in 1989.
|CB&Q 67||Chicago||1100A||Kansas City||1130A||1||69|
|CB&Q 67||Chicago||1100A||Kansas City||1100P||70|
|BN 67||Chicago||1100A||Kansas City||1100P||71-73|
CB&Q train 74 became train 68 in late 1968. CB&Q train 68 retained the same number after the merger. Train 68 became train 258 on Jan. 1, 1985. It operated as required in 1986. In 1988, it handled traffic for West Quincy, Galesburg, and beyond. It was deleted in 1989.
|CB&Q 68||Kansas City||1100A||Chicago||1159P||69-70|
|BN 68||Kansas City||1100A||Chicago||1159P||71|
Burlington Northern train symbol symbol 261 Saginaw, TX
BN train 151 began in 1972-3. 151 became train 561 Jan. 1, 1985 and became train 261 June 1, 1986. In 1988, it handled traffic for Wichita Falls, Quanah, Childress, Amarillo, Dalhart, Trinidad, Walsenburg, Minnequa, Pueblo, and Denver.
Burlington Northern train symbol 152 at Carey, TX
BN train 152 began 1972-3 152 became train 562 on Jan. 1, 1985 and became train 262 on June 1, 1986. In 1988, it handled traffic for Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Trinidad, Dalhart, Amarillo, Esteline, Childress, Quanah, Wichita Falls, Fort Worth, and beyond.
BN train 99 operated from Lincoln to Denver and became train 267 on Jan. 1, 1985.
BN train 102 became train 268 on Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled traffic for McCook, Hastings, Lincoln, and beyond. It was deleted in 1989.
BN train 371 became train 271 June 1, 1986.
BN train 384 became train 284 June 1, 1986. It performed local switching and handled traffic for Great Falls, Laurel, and beyond.
Train 293 began April 21, 1986 and operated from Tulsa to Amarillo via Quanah. In 1988, it performed local switching and handled traffic for Oklahoma City, Quanah, Amarillo, and beyond.
Train 294 began April 21, 1986 and operated from Amarillo to Tulsa via Quanah. In 1988, it performed local switching and handled traffic for Oklahoma City, Tulsa, and beyond.
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