Pocahontas consist question

NW Modeling List nw-modeling-list at nwhs.org
Fri Jan 19 12:41:59 EST 2007

>During the 1950's, N&W Train 3 upon arrival in Petersburg had cars

>switched to ACL train 32, the Short Train to Richmond, likewise ACL

>train 27 from Richmond, had cars switch to N&W Train 4.


>I believe they were express cars and a through coach between Norfolk

>and Washington and visa-versa. Can anyone provide info in reference to this?

This is correct for the coach. I don't know about the express
cars. The train consist sheets for 1954 show the Norfolk to
Washington coach. The coach was attached to the end of the train
leaving Norfolk.

Rick Morrison

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