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SLSF train 236 became BN train 370 after the merger and became train 701 Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled local traffic and picked up traffic for Kansas City and beyond.

SLSF 236 Springfield 1100A  Kansas City 600P    73
BN 370 Springfield 200P  Kansas City 1159P    81
701 Springfield 900P  Kansas City 900A  1 86-88

SLSF train 61 became BN train 371 after the merger and became train 702 Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled local traffic and picked up traffic for Springfield and beyond.

SLSF 61 Kansas City 230A  Springfield 930A    73
BN 371 Kansas City 100A  Springfield 1030A    81
702 Kansas City 230A  Springfield 200P    86
702 Kansas City 900P  Springfield 830A  1 2/88

SLSF train 730 became train 711.

SLSF 730 Ft Smith 1130P  Springfield 845A  1 73
SLSF 730 Ft Smith 1000P  Springfield 730A  1 80
BN 711 Ft Smith 1000P  Springfield 830A  1 86

SLSF train 731 became train 712.

SLSF 731 Springfield 900P  Ft Smith 730A  1 73
SLSF 731 Springfield 1030P  Ft Smith 800A  1 80
BN 712 Springfield 1030P  Ft Smith 900A  1 86

BN train 731

731 Tulsa 1000P  Oklahoma City 130A  1 86

BN train 732

SLSF 30 Oklahoma City 900P  St. Louis 545P  1 73
SLSF 30 Oklahoma City 1100P  St. Louis 900P  1 80
BN 30 Oklahoma City 1100P  St. Louis 900P  1 81
732 Oklahoma City 1100P  Tulsa 200A  1 86

BN train 531 became train 277 on Jan. 1, 1985 and became train 734 in Aug. 1986.

SLSF 531 Tulsa 730P  Sherman 830A    80
BN 277 Tulsa 730P  Ft Worth 630P  1 86

SLSF train 530 became BN train 530 in 1980, became train 278 on Jan. 1, 1985 and became train 735 in Aug. 1986.

SLSF 530 Sherman 300P  Tulsa 700A  1 80
BN 278 Ft Worth 1100A  Tulsa 1205P  1 86

BN train 737

737 Tulsa 1000A  Quanah 100A  1 86

SLSF train symbol 739 at Blue, OK
SLSF train symbol 739 at Blue, OK

SLSF train 739 handled local traffic for southeastern Oklahoma. BN train 747 was rerouted to terminate in Fort Worth with the start up of the Kiamichi Railroad in mid-1987. In 1988, it handled traffic for Ada, Mill Creek, Madill for the Kiamichi RR, Sherman, Irving, and Fort Worth. In 1989 the schedule was changed to terminate at Madill.

SLSF 739 Tulsa 130A  Hugo 100P    80
747 Tulsa 130A  Hope 1230A  1 86
747 Tulsa 1030P  Ft Worth 900P  1 11/87-88

SLSF train 738 handled local traffic from southeastern Oklahoma. BN train 748 was rerouted to originate in Fort Worth with the start up of the Kiamichi Railroad in mid-1987. In 1988, it handled traffic for Irving, Madill for the Kiamichi RR, Mill Creek, Ada, Tulsa, and beyond. In 1989 the schedule was changed to originate at Madill.

SLSF 738 Hugo 300A  Tulsa 430P    80
748 Hope 1201P  Tulsa 430P  1 86
748 Ft Worth 1100P  Tulsa 800P  1 11/87-88

Train 753 began June 1, 1986 and operated from Tulsa to Ft Worth.

Train 754 began June 1, 1986 and operated from Ft Worth to Tulsa. In 1988, it handled traffic for Irving, Sherman, Madill, Tulsa, and beyond.

754 Ft Worth 800P  Tulsa 130P  1 11/87-88

SLSF 136 became train 232, then BN train 162 after the merger and became train 761 Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it operated as needed and handled traffic for Amory, Memphis, and beyond.

SLSF 136 Birmingham 400A  Memphis 100P  73
SLSF 232 Birmingham 500A  Memphis 630P  80
BN 162 Birmingham 500A  Memphis 630P  81
761 Birmingham 500A  Memphis 630P  86
761 Birmingham 300A  Memphis 100P  4/88

SLSF train 231 became BN train 161 after the merger and became train 762 Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it operated as needed and handled local traffic to Tupelo, Amory, Birmingham, and connections.

SLSF 231 Memphis 1000P  Birmingham 1000A  1 73
SLSF 231 Memphis 900P  Birmingham 1130A  1 80
BN 161 Memphis 900P  Birmingham 1130A  1 81
762 Memphis 900P  Birmingham 1130A  1 86
762 Memphis 1100P  Birmingham 1100A  1 2/88

SLSF train 822 became train 222 around 1977 and became BN train 112 after the merger operating to Lindenwood Yard. It became train 765 Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled local traffic to Amory and traffic for Birmingham, Memphis, and beyond.

SLSF 822 Pensacola 730P  Amory 855A  1 71
SLSF 822 Pensacola 800P  St. Louis 1000A  2 73-76
SLSF 222 Pensacola 630P  St. Louis 800A  2 80
BN 112 Pensacola 630P  St. Louis 230P  2 81
765 Pensacola 330P  Amory 830A  1 86
765 Pensacola 130P  Amory 630A  1 2/88

SLSF train 821 became train 221 around 1977, became BN train 111 after the merger. It operated from Lindenwood Yard and became train 766 Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled traffic for Pensacola.

SLSF 821 Amory 500P  Pensacola 900A  1 71
SLSF 821 St. Louis 1030P  Pensacola 600A  2 73
SLSF 221 St. Louis 600A  Pensacola 900P  1 80
BN 111 St. Louis 600A  Pensacola 900P  1 81
766 Amory 200A  Pensacola 900P    86
766 Amory 300A  Pensacola 1000P    2/88

SLSF train 22 became train 822 around 1972 and terminated in Amory. BN train 822 became train 771 Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled local traffic to Amory and traffic for Birmingham, Memphis, and beyond.

SLSF 22 Mobile 700P  St. Louis 700A  2 71
SLSF 822 Mobile 730P  Amory 730A  1 73
SLSF 822 Mobile 1000P  Amory 1000A  1 80
BN 822 Mobile 1000P  Amory 1000A  1 81
771 Mobile 700P  Amory 700A  1 86
771 Mobile 700P  Memphis 600P  1 3/88

SLSF train 21 became train 821 around 1972 originating in Amory. Train 821 became train 772 Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled local traffic to Tupelo and traffic for Amory train 766 and Mobile.

SLSF 21 St. Louis 930P  Mobile 330A  2 71
SLSF 821 Amory 400P  Mobile 330A  1 73
SLSF 821 Amory 600A  Mobile 730P    80
BN 821 Amory 600A  Mobile 730P    81
772 Amory 900P  Mobile 400P  1 86
772 Memphis 1100A  Mobile 600P  1 3/88

Frisco train symbol 139 at Claremore, OK
Frisco train symbol 139 Claremore, OK

SLSF train 139 became BN train 113 after the merger and became train 781 Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled local traffic and traffic for Tulsa and beyond.

SLSF 139 Kansas City 630A  Tulsa 400P    73
SLSF 139 Kansas City 630A  Tulsa 600P    80
BN 113 Kansas City 630A  Tulsa 700P    81
781 Kansas City 330A  Tulsa 600P    86
781 Kansas City 1030P  Tulsa 100P  1 2/88

SLSF train 130 became BN train 114 after the merger and became train 782 Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled local traffic and traffic for Kansas City and beyond.

SLSF 130 Tulsa 200P  Kansas City 135A  1 73
SLSF 130 Tulsa 1100A  Kansas City 1201A  1 80
BN 114 Tulsa 1100A  Kansas City 1230A  1 81
782 Tulsa 1100A  Kansas City 230A  1 86-88

SLSF train QSF (Quanah San Francisco) retained its symbol through the merger with BN and handled traffic for the ATSF for northern California. Train QSF became train 791 Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it operated Wednesday through Monday and handled traffic for Springfield, Tulsa, Enid, and ATSF train 608 for Amarillo and beyond. In 1989 the schedule was changed to terminate at Tulsa.

SLSF QSF Tulsa 100P  Avard 645P    73
SLSF QSF Tulsa 300P  Avard 1000P    80
BN QSF Tulsa 300P  Avard 1000P    81
791 Memphis 1000A  Avard 1100P  1 86-88

Train 792 handled traffic from California from ATSF train 846 for Tulsa, Springfield, Memphis, and beyond.

792 Avard 1230P  Memphis 700P  1 86

Burlington Northern train symbol 793 at Koshkonong, MO
Burlington Northern train symbol 793 Koshkonong, MO

SLSF train 134 became BN train 116 after the merger and became train 793 Jan. 1, 1985. In 1988, it handled local traffic and traffic for Springfield and beyond and may fill with traffic for Tulsa and beyond.

SLSF 134 Memphis 200A  Kansas City 700P    73
SLSF 134 Memphis 500A  Kansas City 100A  1 80
BN 116 Memphis 500A  Kansas City 200A  1 81
793 Memphis 100P  Springfield 1100P    86-88

BN train 794 handled traffic for Springfield, St. Louis, and connections.

794 Tulsa 300P  St. Louis 630A  1 86
794 Tulsa 1000A  St. Louis 630A  1 5/88

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