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Western Pacific Employee Timetables

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This page was last updated on November 21, 2014.

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(The information shown below comes from a spreadsheet compiled by Bob Pecotich, originally dated March 10, 1998, and updated through March 4, 2008. Additonal dates were furnished by Bill Wimmer on November 21, 2014.)

(UtahRails does *not* have copies of these timetables. Please don't ask.)

(Additional information is available in Jeff Asay's "Track and Time: An Operational History of the Western Pacific Railroad through Timetables and Maps", published by Feather River Rail Society in 2006)

Construction Era (1905 to 1909)

  ETT
No.
Date Notes
Western Pacific (construction) 1 Nov 9, 1908 Salt Lake City to Shafter
Western Pacific (construction) 2 Aug 2, 1909  
Western Pacific (construction) 3 Aug 23, 1909 First District, Salt Lake City to Wendover
Second District, Wendover to Elko

Eastern Division (1910 to 1964)

Portola, California, to Salt Lake City, Utah

  ETT
No.
Date Notes
Eastern Division 1 Jan 16, 1910  
Eastern Division 2 Jun 5, 1910  
Eastern Division 3 Aug 22, 1910  
Eastern Division 4 Oct 30, 1910  
Eastern Division 5 Nov 27, 1910  
Eastern Division 6 Jun 18, 1911  
Eastern Division 7 Nov 12, 1911  
Eastern Division 8 Jan 21, 1912  
Eastern Division 9 Jun 9, 1912  
Eastern Division 10 Apr 6, 1913  
Eastern Division SA/10 Apr 20, 1913  
Eastern Division 11 May 3, 1914  
Eastern Division 12 Apr 12, 1915  
Eastern Division 13 Dec 5, 1915  
Eastern Division 14 Sep 24, 1916  
       
Eastern Division (USRA) 1 Nov 3, 1918  
Eastern Division (USRA) 2 Jan 5, 1919  
Eastern Division (USRA) 3 Jan 8, 1919  
Eastern Division (USRA) 4 Aug 3, 1919  
       
Eastern Division 1 Mar 28, 1920  
Eastern Division 2 Jul 18, 1920  
Eastern Division 3 May 14, 1923  
Eastern Division 4 Nov 25, 1923  
Eastern Division 5 Aug 1, 1924 paired track
Eastern Division 6 May 3, 1925  
Eastern Division 7 May 24, 1925  
Eastern Division 8 Nov 14, 1926  
Eastern Division 9 May 8, 1927  
Eastern Division 10    
Eastern Division 11 May 6, 1928  
Eastern Division 11 May 6, 1928  
Eastern Division 12 Jun 9, 1929 designates Roper as SLC terminus
Eastern Division 13 Nov 24, 1929  
Eastern Division 14 Jun 1, 1930  
Eastern Division 15 Jan 4, 1931  
Eastern Division 16 Jun 7, 1931  
Eastern Division 17 Sep 27, 1931  
Eastern Division 18 Apr 24, 1932 Shifted division boundries
Eastern Division 19 Jun 19, 1932  
Eastern Division 20 Oct 2, 1932  
Eastern Division 21 Nov 12, 1932  
Eastern Division 22 May 10, 1933  
Eastern Division 23 Nov 5, 1932  
Eastern Division 24 Jun 17, 1934  
Eastern Division 25 Apr 1, 1935  
Eastern Division 26 Dec 12, 1936  
Eastern Division 27 Jun 6, 1937  
Eastern Division 28 Jul 9, 1937  
Eastern Division 29 Sep 15, 1937  
Eastern Division 30 Feb 6, 1938  
Eastern Division 31 Jun 12, 1938  
Eastern Division 32 Jun 11, 1939  
Eastern Division 33 Jun 17, 1940  
Eastern Division 34 Feb 2, 1941  
Eastern Division 35 Jul 9, 1941  
Eastern Division 36 Jul 5, 1942  
Eastern Division 37 Feb 15, 1943  
Eastern Division 38 Jul 1, 1945  
Eastern Division 39 Jun 2, 1946  
Eastern Division 40 Nov 10, 1946  
Eastern Division 41 Jul 6, 1947  
Eastern Division, Suppl. 1 Sep 1, 1947  
Eastern Division 42 May 30, 1948  
Eastern Division 43 Oct 10, 1948  
Eastern Division 44 Mar 20, 1949 first showing California Zephyr
Eastern Division 45 Oct 2, 1950  
Eastern Division 46 Apr 30, 1950  
Eastern Division 47 Apr 29, 1951  
Eastern Division 48 Sep 30, 1951  
Eastern Division 49 Mar 1, 1952  
Eastern Division 50 Apr 27, 1952  
Eastern Division 51 Sep 28, 1952  
Eastern Division 52 Apr 26, 1953  
Eastern Division 53 Apr 25, 1954  
Eastern Division 54 Jan 9, 1955  
Eastern Division 55 Apr 24, 1955  
Eastern Division 56 Oct 30, 1955  
Eastern Division 57 Sep 30, 1956  
Eastern Division 58 Nov 10, 1957  
Eastern Division 59 Sep 28, 1958  
Eastern Division 60 Oct 25, 1959  
Eastern Division 61 Apr 24, 1960  
Eastern Division 62 Apr 30, 1961  
Eastern Division 63 Oct 28, 1962  
Eastern Division 64 Apr 26, 1964  
Eastern Division 65 Oct 25, 1964  

Western Division (1910 to 1964)

  ETT
No.
Date Notes
Western Division 1 Jan 16, 1910 6 pages
Western Division 2 Feb 27, 1910  
Western Division 3 Jun 5, 1910  
Western Division 4 Aug 22, 1910  
Western Division 5 Oct 30, 1910  
Western Division 6 Nov 13, 1910  
Western Division 7 Nov 27, 1910  
Western Division 8 Mar 29, 1911  
Western Division 9 Jun 18, 1911  
Western Division 10 Nov 12, 1911  
Western Division 11 Jan 21, 1912  
Western Division 12 Jun 9, 1912  
Western Division 13 Apr 6, 1913  
Western Division 14 Nov 8, 1914  
Western Division 15 Apr 12, 1915  
Western Division 16 Dec 5, 1915  
Western Division 17 Sep 24, 1916 was to be  #1, per Chief Dispatcher note
       
Western Division 1   apparently not issued, per Asay
Western Division 2 Feb 3, 1918  
       
Western Division (USRA) 1 Nov 3, 1918  
Western Division (USRA) 2 Jan 5, 1919  
Western Division (USRA) 3 Jun 8, 1919  
       
Western Division 1 Mar 28, 1920  
Western Division 2 Jul 18, 1920  
Western Division 3 May 14, 1923 first note of San Jose branch
Western Division 4 Nov 25, 1923  
Western Division 5    
Western Division 6 May 3, 1925  
Western Division 7 May 8, 1927  
Western Division 8 Mar 4, 1928  
Western Division 9 Jun 9, 1929 first inclusion of Terminous Branch
Western Division 10 Nov 24, 1929  
Western Division 11 Jun 1, 1930  
Western Division 12 Jan 4, 1931 new Oakland-Reno passenger train. No. 5-6
Western Division 13 Jun 7, 1931  
Western Division 14 Aug 30, 1931  
Western Division 14-A Nov 3, 1931 (Northern California Extension)
Western Division 15    
Western Division 16 Apr 24, 1932 shifted division boundaries
Western Division 17    
Western Division 18 Oct 2, 1932  
Western Division 19 Nov 12, 1932  
Western Division 20 May 10, 1933  
Western Division 21    
Western Division 22 Jun 17, 1934  
Western Division 23 Apr 1, 1935  
Western Division 24 Jun 12, 1938  
Western Division 25 Jun 11, 1939  
Western Division 26 Jun 17, 1940  
Western Division 27 Feb 2, 1941  
Western Division 28 Jul 5, 1942  
Western Division 29 Feb 15, 1943  
Western Division 30 Jan 17, 1944  
Western Division 31 Mar 4, 1945  
Western Division 32 Jul 1, 1945  
Western Division 33 Jun 2, 1946  
Western Division 34 Jun 1, 1947 first foldover
Western Division 35 Jul 6, 1947  
Western Division 36 May 30, 1948 Royal Gorge to SLC; #39-40 speedup
Western Division 37 Oct 10, 1948  
Western Division 38 Mar 20, 1949 first showing California Zephyr
Western Division 39 Apr 29, 1951  
Western Division 40 Mar 1, 1952  
Western Division 41 Apr 25, 1954  
Western Division 42 Apr 24, 1955  
Western Division 43 Sep 30, 1956  
Western Division 44 Nov 10, 1957  
Western Division 45 Sep 28, 1958  
Western Division 46 Oct 25, 1959  
Western Division 47 Apr 30, 1961  
Western Division 48 Oct 28, 1962  
Western Division 49 Apr 26, 1964  

Consolidated, Eastern and Western Divisions (1964 to 1982)

  ETT
No.
Date Notes
(consolidated WP) 1 May 2, 1965 Published with associated Special Instructions
(consolidated WP) 2 Jun 1, 1967  

Districts

  ETT
No.
Date Notes
Salt Lake District 1 Jul 19, 1970 Winnemucca- Salt Lake City
Sierra District 1 Jul 19, 1970 Oroville-Winnemucca
Valley District 1 Jul 19, 1970 Oakland-Oroville

Consolidated, Eastern and Western Divisions

  ETT
No.
Date Notes
Consolidated Western & Eastern Divisions 1 Jun 11, 1972  
  2    
WP, SN, Tidewater Southern 3 Jul 28, 1974  
WP, SN, Tidewater Southern 4 Apr 25, 1976  
WP, SN, Tidewater Southern 5 Apr 30, 1978  
WP, SN, Tidewater Southern 6 Apr 27, 1980  
WP, SN, Tidewater Southern 7 Apr 26, 1981  
WP, SN, Tidewater Southern 8 Oct 25, 1981  
WP, SN, Tidewater Southern 9 Apr 25, 1982  
WP, SN, Tidewater Southern 10 Oct 31, 1982  

(The last WP timetable was No. 10, issued on October 31, 1982; UP control of WP was granted on December 22, 1982, with an effective date of January 1, 1983; the two were formally merged on June 17, 1987.)

Union Pacific

Union Pacific System Timetable No. 7, dated July 17, 1983 (WP added as Western District)

UP-WP Merger Timeline

Timeline of the merger of Western Pacific and Union Pacific

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