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Amtrak - Sunset Limited



SUNSET LIMITED
Orlando, FL - Los Angeles, CA
4447 km / 2764 miles

 

Note:
The service of Sunset Limited east of New Orleans (between Orlando, FL and New Orleans, LA) has been suspended since 2005.

 

Train Data:

Route

Orlando, FL - Los Angeles, CA

Route Map

Distance

2764 miles / 4447 km

Operation

Three days weekly

Time

67h 55m

Train Set

Superliner

Cars

Baggege, Sleeper, Coach, Dinner, Sightseer Lounge

 

Station Information:

Station State Time Zone Distance

Elevation

Notes

Orlando

FL

ET

0 mi

33 m

Suspended

Winter Park

FL

ET

5 mi

28 m

Suspended

Deland

FL

ET

38 mi

9 m

Suspended, Transfer to Daytona Beach

Palatka

FL

ET

90 mi

7 m

Suspended

Jacksonville

FL

ET

147 mi

5 m

Suspended

Lake City

FL

ET

213 mi

75 m

Suspended

Madison

FL

ET

263 mi

40 m

Suspended

Tallahassee

FL

ET

318 mi

24 m

Suspended, Capital city in Florida

Chipley

FL

CT

404 mi

34 m

Suspended

Crestview

FL

CT

471 mi

68 m

Suspended

Pensacola

FL

CT

520 mi

8 m

Suspended

Atmore

AL

CT

579 mi

87 m

Suspended

Mobile

AL

CT

624 mi

2 m

Suspended

Pascagoula

MS

CT

664 mi

5 m

Suspended

Biloxi

MS

CT

685 mi

8 m

Suspended

Gulfport

MS

CT

697 mi

9 m

Suspended

Bay St. Louis

MS

CT

712 mi

6 m

Suspended

New Orleans

LA

CT

769 mi

2 m

 

Schriever

LA

CT

824 mi

5 m

Flag Stop

New Iberia

LA

CT

896 mi

6 m

Flag Stop

Lafayette

LA

CT

914 mi

12 m

 

Lake Charles

LA

CT

988 mi

6 m

 

Beaumont

TX

CT

1049 mi

6 m

 

Houston

TX

CT

1131 mi

14 m

Largest city in Texas

San Antonio

TX

CT

1341 mi

 203 m

Transfer to Texas Eagle

Del Rio

TX

CT

1511 mi

294 m

 

Sanderson

TX

CT

1636 mi

847 m

Flag Stop

Alpine

TX

CT

1728 mi

1367 m

 

El Paso

TX

MT

1946 mi

1140 m

 

Deming

NM

MT

2034 mi

1323 m

Flag Stop

Lordsburg

NM

MT

2094 mi

1295 m

Flag Stop

Benson

AZ

MT

2212 mi

1091 m

Flag Stop

Tucson

AZ

MT

2262 mi

728 m

 

Maricopa

AZ

MT

2348 mi

359 m

 

Yuma

AZ

MT

2513 mi

43 m

 

Palm Springs

CA

PT

2658 mi

207 m

 

Ontario

CA

PT

2725 mi

304 m

 

Pomona

CA

PT

2732 mi

263 m

Metrolink

Los Angeles

CA

PT

2764 mi

91 m

Metrolink, Light Rail

Note: The service between Orlando, FL and New Orleans, LA is suspended.

Only Amtrak stations are listed.  Commuter Train Stations are not shown.


Train #1 Westbound (July 2009)

Photo 01 Photo 02

Boarding for Train #1at New Orleans

Crossing Mississippi River

Photo 03 Photo 04

Schriever Station

New Iberia Station

Photo 05 Photo 06

Lake Charles Station

Beaumont Station

Photo 07 Photo 08

Lounge Car

Lounge Car

Photo 09 Photo 10

Meeting Texas Eagle #421 at San Antonio

San Antonio Station

Train #2 Eastbound (September 2008)

Photo 001 Photo 002

Lounge Car

Pomona Station

Photo 003 Photo 004

Ontario Station

Coffee and Hotdog

Photo 005 Photo 006

Near Palm Springs

Solton Lake

Surface Elevation: −235 ft (−71.7 m)

Train #2 Eastbound (March 2008)

Photo 001 Photo 002

Amtrak cancelled LA to Tucson

Buses were arranged by Amtrak

Bus to Tucson for Sleeper Car Passengers

Photo 003 Photo 004

Inside of the bus

Bus arrived at Tucson, AZ

Photo 005 Photo 006

Sunrise

El Paso Station

Photo 007 Photo 008

El Paso Station

Lounge Car

Photo 009 Photo 010

Lounge Car

Sleeper

Photo 011 Photo 012

Dining Car

Elevator form Kitchen to Diner

Photo 013 Photo 014

Lunch

Sunset

Photo 015 Photo 016

Sleeper Car

Sleeper Car

Photo 017 Photo 018

Dinner

Arrived at Houston, TX

Train #1 Westbound (May 17, 2005)

Photo 1 Photo 2

Sunset Limited Train#1 at Orlando

Coach Passengers at Orlando

Photo 3 Photo 4

Restored Superliner I Coach

(Ex-Coach/Smoking Car)

Baggage Cart

Photo 5 Photo 6

Sunset Limited Train#1 - All Aboroad!

Leaving Orlando for Los Angeles
I hope seeing Sunset Limited again.


Train Consists

Train Gif: Alex Stroshane of Amtrak Prototype & Model

 

~ Actual Train Consists - Sunset Limited Car Numbers ~

May 17, 2005: Train #1

at Orlando, FL

 

March 8, 2008: Train #2/#422

at El Paso, TX

↑ Los Angeles, CA

 

↑ New Orleans, LA

P42 Locomotive

 

97

 

P42 Locomotive

 

129

P42 Locomotive

 

14

 

P42 Locomotive

 

157

Sleeper (Superliner 2)

 

32071

 

Transition Sleeper (Superliner 2)

 

39031

Sleeper (Superliner 2)

 

32073

 

Sleeper (Superliner 2)

 

32095

Dining Car (Superliner 2)

 

38066

 

Dining Car (Superliner 2)

 

38065

Sightseer Lounge (Superliner 2)

 

33030

 

Sightseeing Lounge (Superliner 1)

 

33009

Coach (Superliner 1)

 

34044

 

Baggage/Coach (Superliner 1)

 

31032

Baggage/Coach (Superliner 1)

 

31031

 

Coach (Superliner 2)

 

34135

       

Coach (Superliner 1)

 

34033*

       

Sleeper (Superliner 1)

 

32056*

        *Texas Eagle #422 (LAX-CHI)    

 

September 20, 2008: Train #2/#422

at Tucson, AZ

 

July 31, 2009: Train #1

at Lafayette, LA

↑ New Orleans, LA

 

↑ Los Angeles, CA

P42 Locomotive

 

186

 

P42 Locomotive

 

161

P42 Locomotive

 

14

 

P42 Locomotive

 

192

Baggage (Heritage)

 

1162

 

Baggage (Heritage)

 

1248

Transition Sleeper (Superliner 2)

 

39041

 

Transition Sleeper (Superliner 2)

 

39011

Sleeper (Superliner 2)

 

32032

 

Sleeper (Superliner 1)

 

32005

Dining Car (Superliner 2)

 

38060

 

Dining Car (Superliner 2)

 

38062

Sightseeing Lounge (Superliner 2)

 

33026

 

Sightseeing Lounge (Superliner 1)

 

33019

Baggage/Coach (Superliner 1)

 

31007

 

Baggage/Coach (Superliner 1)

 

31003

Coach (Superliner 1)

 

34077

 

Coach (Superliner 1)

 

34075

Coach (Superliner 1)

 

34063*

       

Sleeper (Superliner 2)

 

32090*

       
*Texas Eagle #422 (LAX-CHI)            

 


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