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Named GN Passenger Trains

 

Click to enlarge    The Great Northern named many of its important passenger trains. Trains were named after routes, cities, people or features along the route. The overview below shows all names known to officially have been used by the Great Northern grouped for clarity in three categories.

 

   Links are provided to a timeline detailing the history of these trains. For quick reference an alphabetical list of links is also provided at the bottom of the page.  

 

 

 

Transcontinentals

Lines East

Lines West

Eastern Express

Alexandrian

Adventureland

Empire Builder

Badger

American

Fast Mail

Badger Express

Canadian

Glacier Park Limited

Dakota Express

Cascadian

Great Northern Flyer

Dakotan

Great Northern Express

Great Northern Limited

Duluth Night Express

International

Limited, The

Gopher

International Limited

Montana Express

Gopher Limited

Mississippi Valley Limited

Oregonian

Gopher State Express

Northwest Express

Oriental Limited (#1/2)

Grand Forks Express

Northwest Limited

Oriental Limited (#3/4)

Minot Express

Puget Sound Limited

Puget Sound Express

Night Express

Puget Sounder

Western Star

Red River

Southeast Express

 

Red River Express

 

 

Red River Limited

 

 

Red River Valley Express

 

 

Sioux City Express

 

 

Winnipeg Express

 

 

Winnipeg Limited

 

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GN Name Trains (in alphabetical order)

Adventureland Empire Builder International Limited

Puget Sound Express

Alexandrian

Fast Mail

Limited, The

Puget Sounder

American

Glacier Park Limited

Minot Express

Red River

Badger

Gopher

Mississippi Valley Limited

Red River Limited

Badger Express

Gopher Limited

Montana Express

Red River Valley Express

Canadian

Gopher State Express

Night Express

Sioux City Express

Cascadian

Grand Forks Express

Northwest Express

Southeast Express

Dakota Express

Great Northern Express

Northwest Limited

Western Star

Dakotan

Great Northern Flyer

Oregonian

Winnipeg Express

Duluth Night Express

Great Northern Limited

Oriental Limited (#1/2)

Winnipeg Limited

Eastern Express

International

Oriental Limited (#3/4)

 

Copyright 2005 Ben Ringnalda