This is the final timetable for the Silver Star as a privately owned and operated train; however, it would be one of several Florida streamliners picked up and continued by Amtrak. It continues in operation today under the same name, albeit under a different intermediate routing.

From the pages of the Official Guide, April 1971

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The Silver Star

Penn Central
Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac
Seaboard Coast Line Railroad
March, 1971

177 Connecting Train Number (Penn Central) 172
9 45P Dp 0.0 Boston, MA (South Station) (ET) Ar 7 05P
10 06P 12.0 Route 128 6 46P
10 52P 43.8 Providence, RI 6 10P
1 16A 156.8 New Haven, CT 3 42P
2 58A Ar 232.0 New York, NY (Penn Station) (ET) Dp 2 10P
135 Train Number 172
Daily Miles (Penn Central) Services Daily
9 30A Dp 0.0 New York, NY (Penn Station) (ET) C R X Ar 1 50P
9 46A 10.0 Newark, NJ C R X 1 35P
10 31A 58.1 Trenton, NJ C R X 12 51P
11 00A 85.9 North Philadelphia, PA C X 12 23P
11 10A Philadelphia, PA (30th St. Station) C R X 12 14P
11 45A 118.1 Wilmington, DE C X 11 41A
12 48P 186.5 Baltimore, MD C X 10 40A
1 30P Ar 226.6 Washington, DC C R Dp 10 00A
21 Continuing Train Number (Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac) 22
2 00P Dp 226.6 Washington, DC C R Ar 9 20A
R 2 17P 234.8 Alexandria, VA C F 8 50A
234.4 Newington, VA D 8 35A
F 2 42P 261.3 Quantico, VA F 8 21A
F 3 02P 280.7 Fredericksburg, VA C F 8 02A
F 3 43P 325.3 Ashland, VA F 7 19A
4 15P Ar 340.1 Richmond, VA (Broad Street) C R Dp 7 05A
(Seaboard Coast Line)
4 30P Dp 340.1 Richmond, VA C R Ar 6 50A
F 5 00P 367.5 Petersburg, VA C R F 5 50A
7 25P 502.0 Raleigh, NC C R 3 30A
9 10P Ar 598.6 Hamlet, NC C Dp 1 45A
9 20P Dp Ar 1 35A
10 27P 671.6 Camden, SC C
11 20P 704.5 Columbia, SC C 11 30P
1 45A 845.4 Savannah, GA C R 9 05P
2 42A 912.7Thalmann, GA (Brunswick Junction) C 7 56P
4 15A Ar 984.4 Jacksonville, FL C R Dp 6 55P
Miami Section
21 Continuing Train Number 22
4 35A Dp 984.4 Jacksonville, FL C R Ar 6 35P
D 5 25A 1040.2 Waldo, FL C R 5 06P
F 6 05A 1085.5 Ocala, FL C F 4 31P
6 50A 1111.6 Wildwood, FL (Leesburg) C 4 06P
7 46A 1176.2 Winter Haven, FL (Cypress Gardens) C 2 56P
F 8 21A 1217.6 Sebring, FL (Highlands) C F 2 16P
9 50A 1320.3 West Palm Beach, FL C R 12 51P
D10 10A 1337.9 Delray Beach, FL C R R12 29P
D10 22A 1348.7 Deerfield Beach, FL (Boca Raton) C R12 19P
10 45A 1362.7 Fort Lauderdale, FL C R 12 05P
11 04A 1370.1 Hollywood, FL C 11 53A
D11 24A 1386.8 Hialeah, FL (Miami Int'l Airport) C R11 35A
11 55A Ar 1390.4 Miami, FL (ET) C R Dp 11 25A
St. Petersburg Section
23 Continuing Train Number 24
4 40A Dp 984.4 Jacksonville, FL C R Ar 6 30P
D 6 25A 1091.6 De Land, FL C R 4 15P
6 50A 1108.7 Sanford, FL C R 3 55P
7 15A 1126.2 Winter Park, FL C R 3 25P
7 30A 1131.0 Orlando, FL C R 3 10P
D 7 50A 1148.8 Kissimmee, FL C R 2 41P
D 8 10A 1169.8 Haines City/Lake Wales, FL C R 2 25P
8 40A 1191.4 Lakeland, FL C R 2 00P
F 8 50A 1201.9 Plant City, FL C F 1 40P
9 30A 1222.5 Tampa, FL C R 1 20P
10 28A 1260.4 Clearwater, FL C R 12 05P
11 15A Ar 1278.7 St. Petersburg, FL (ET) C R Dp 11 45A

Train 135-21: 31 stops, 26:25, 52.6 MPHTrain 135-21-23: 30 stops, 25:45, 49.7 MPH

Train 22-172: 31 stops, 26:25, 52.6 MPHTrain 24-22-172: 30 stops, 26:05, 49.0 MPH

Note: Runs combined with The Executive southbound between New York and Washington; runs combined with The Senator northbound between Washington and New York.

Note: There is a discrepancy in the timetables. The R. F. & P. timetable, which is dated March 17, 1971, shows the Silver Star departing Washington northbound  at 11:40 a.m. and arriving Philadelphia (30th St.) at 2:03 p.m. and New York at 3:45 p.m. Both the Penn Central and the Seaboard Coast Line timetables give the times shown here.

(Penn Central Notes)

EQUIPMENT

No. 135 (The Executive)—Daily—Parlor Club Car, Snack Bar Coach
Meals and beverages served at seats.
No baggage service on this train.

No. 172 (The Senator)—Daily—Parlor Car. Grill Car.
No baggage service on this train.

(R. F. & P. Notes)

CAR SERVICE INFORMATION—Sleeping, Parlor Car and Through Coach runs.
Coach service on all trains unless otherwise indicated.

Nos. 21 and 22 (Silver Star)—Sleeping Car New York and Miami. Reclining-Seat Coaches (seats reserved) New York and Miami; St. Petersburg. Sleeping Car and Reclining-Seat Coach (seats reserved) Washington and Miami. Sleeping Car Washington and St. Petersburg. Sleeper-Bar-Lounge Richmond and Miami. Dining and Tavern-Lounge service New York and Miami. Cafe Car Jacksonville and St. Petersburg.

(Seaboard Coast Line Notes)

EQUIPMENT

Baggage-Dormitory...Washington-Miami.

Baggage Car...Jacksonville-St. Petersburg.

Coaches...[1-E] Washington-Miami (Reclining, Reserved Seats).

[7-E] New York-Miami (Reclining, Reserved Seats).

[8-E] New York-Miami (Reclining, Reserved Seats).

[11-W] New York-St. Petersburg (Reclining, Reserved Seats).

Tavern-Lounge...Washington-Miami.

Diner...New York-Miami.

Cafe Car...Jacksonville-St. Petersburg.

Sleepers...[S-115] New York-Miami - 10 Roomettes, 6 Double Bedrooms.

[S-120] Washington-Miami - 10 Roomettes, 6 Double Bedrooms.

[S-124] Washington-St. Petersburg - 10 Roomettes, 6 Double Bedrooms.

[S-125] Richmond-Miami - 6 Double Bedrooms, Bar-Lounge.


Passenger Service Agent—Coach Attendants.

Note A—Special service charge of $2.50 is assessed for each seat assigned from and to points north of Washington, to and from points south of Washington. The charge for each seat assigned between other points 50 and $1.00 according to distance travelled.  EXCEPTION—Charge not applicable on intrastate traffic in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.