North American Railroad Slogans

Christopher Coleman
2nd September 1997

This is a collection of slogans from the many North American railroads. If you know of more please send them to me (Christopher Coleman) so that I can add them.

The most current copy of this table can be found at

Aberdeen and RockfishThe Route of Personal Service
Akron Canton and YoungstownOhio's Road of Service
Alaska RRMcKinley National Park Route
Alexander RailroadThe June Bug Line
AltonThe Only Way
Ann ArborDirect Route linking East-North-West
Apalachicola NorthernPort St. Joe Route
Arkansas and Louisiana MissouriPersonalized Transportation
Atchison Topeka and Santa FeShip and Travel Santa Fe, All the Way
The Grand Canyon Line
The Super Chief to California
Route of the Texas Chief
Route of the San Francisco Chief
The Scout for Economy Travel West
El Capitan Coach Streamliner West
The Chief famous Daily Streamliner West
Atlanta and Saint Andrews BayThe Bay Line
Atlanta and West PointThe West Point Route
Atlantic Coast LineThanks for Using Coast Line
The Old Mullet Road
Another Cushioned Load
Baltimore and OhioTimesaver Service
Sentinel Fast Freight Service
Linking 13 Great States with the Nation
Bangor and AroostookServing Northern Maine
Boston and MaineMinuteman Service
Buffalo, Rochester and PittsburghSafety and Service
Burlington RouteEverywhere West
Canadian NationalServes All Canada
Canadian PacificWorld's Most Complete Transportation System
Spans the World
Central of GeorgiaThe Right Way
Central of New JerseyThe Big Little Railroad
Central, West and SouthwestThe Clinchfield Route
Chatahoocie ValleyCotton for the Looms of West Point
Chesapeake and OhioC and O for Progress
You'll Sleep Like a Kitten on C and O
George Washington's Railroad
The Chessie Route
Chicago Great WesternThe Corn Belt Route
Chicago NorthwesternRoute of the 400's and the Streamliners
Route of the 400 Fleet
Route of the Challengers
Overland Route
Chicago, Burlington and QuincyWay of the Zephyrs
The Way West
Everywhere West
Chicago, Indianapolis and LouisvilleMonon
The Hoosier Line
Chicago, Milwaukee, Saint Paul and PacificMilwaukee Road
Route of the Hiawathas
America's Resourceful Railroad
Chicago, Rock Island and PacificRoute of the Rockets
The Great Rock Island Route
Ship Rock Island Rocket Freight
Chicago, Springfield and St. LouisSpringfield Road
Clinchfield RailroadQuick Service-Short Route
Colorado and SouthernThe Shortest Time to Texas and Shipcoast Points
Coloumbus and GreenvilleThru the Heart of Dixie
ConrailConrail Quality
Keep it Moving with Conrail
CSXQuality in Motion
Denver and Rio Grande WesternThe Action Road
Mainline Through the Rockies
The Royal Gorge Route
The Moffat Tunnel/Royal Gorge Route
Rio Grande
Through the Rockies, Not Around Them
Scenic Line of the World
Delaware and HudsonThe Bridge line to New England and Canada
Delaware, Lackawanna and WesternThe Route of Phoebe Snow
The Road of Anthracite
Delray ConnectingZug Island Road
Detroit and Toledo Shore LineExpressway for Industry
Detroit, Toledo and IrontonWe Have the Connections
Dominion AtlanticLand of Evangeline Route
Duluth and Iron RangeVermilion route
Duluth, Missabe and Iron RangeSafety First
Duluth, South Shore and AtlanticThe South Shore
Durahm and SouthernService With Courtecy
Elgin, Joiliet and EasternThe Chicago Outerbelt Line
Erie LackawannaThe Friendly Service Route
Florida East Coast RailwaySpeedway to America's Playground
The Flager System
Fort Dodge, Des Moines and SouthernThe Fort Dodge Line
Georgia RailroadOld Reliable
Courtesy, Safety, Service
Grand TrunkThe Good Track road
Great NorthernRoute of the Empire Builder
Go Great - Go Great Northern
Green Bay and WesternGreen Bay Route
Gulf Mobile and NorthernThe Road of Service
Gulf Mobile and OhioThe Rebel Route
Hartford and SlocombOwned by the Shippers We Serve
Illinois CentralMain Line of Mid-America
Illinois TerminalThe Road of Personalized Service
Indiana Harbor Belt RailroadsConnects With all Chicago
IHB Connection. Proud Past, Bright Future
Jacksonville and HavanaJacksonville Road
Kansas City, Mexico and OrientThe Orient Lines
Lancaster and ChesterThe Springmaid Line
Lehigh ValleyRoute of the Black Diamond
Litchfield and MadisonThe St. Louis Gateway
Long Island RailroadRoute of the Dashing Commuter
Louisiana and ArkansasRoute of the Southern Belle
Louisville & NashvilleThe Old Reliable
The Dixie Line
Maine CentralThe Pine Tree Route
Prime Mover for Maine Industry
Minneapolis and Saint LouisThe Peoria Gateway
Minneapolis, Saint Paul and Sault Saint MarieThe Soo Line
Mississippi CentralThe Natchez Route
Missouri-Kansas-TexasThe KATY Serves the Southwest
Count on KATY
Missouri PacificRoute of the Eagles
Mobile and OhioRoute of the Gulf Coast Special
MTA Metro-NorthGoing Your Way
Muncie and WesternThe Ball Line
Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. LouisThe Dixie Line
New Jersey TransitThe Way To Go
New York CentralPacemaker Freight Service
The Road to the Future
The Water Level Route - You Can Sleep
New York Central and Saint LouisTo and from Dixieland
New York, Chicago and Saint LouisNickel Plate Road
Nickel Plate High Speed Service
New York, New Haven and HartfordThe All Weather Route with Center to Center Convenience
New York, Susquehanna and WesternShip with Susie-Q
Norfolk and WesternPrecision Transportation
Norfolk Southern (new)Thoroughbred Service
Norfolk Southern (original)Tarwheel
Northern PacificRoute of the Vista-Dome North Coast Limited
Main Street of the Northwest
The Yellowstone Park Line
Route of the Great Big Baked Potato
Pacific ElectricComfort-Speed-Safety
Penn CentralHigh Speed Service
Pennsylvania RailroadServing the Nation
Standard Railroad of the World
Peoria & Eastern(NYC System)Quicker via Peoria
Pickens RailroadThe Route of National Railway Utilization
Piedmont and NorthernService with Courtesy
Pittsburgh and Lake ErieServes the Steel Centers
Pittsburgh & West Virginia RailroadThe Alphabet Route
Port Huron and DetroitSt. Clair Blue Water Route
Quanah, Acme & PacificQuanah Route
The Flash between East and West
The Transcontinental Cutoff
Reader RailroadThe 'Possum Trot Line
ReadingBee Line Service
America's Largest Anthracite Carrier
Richmond Fredericksburg and PotomacLinking North and South
The Capital Cities Route
Roscoe, Snyder and PacificR-S Pacific Route
RutlandGreen Mountain Gateway
Route of the Whippet
Saint Johnsbury and Lake ChamplainThe Bridge Road
Saint Louis and SouthwesternCotton Belt Route
Blue Streak Fast Freight
Saint Louis-San FranciscoFrisco
Ship it on the Frisco !
Southeast Frisco Fast Freight Southwest
Salt Lake and UtahThe Orem Line
Safety, Courtecy, Effeciency
Seaboard Air LineThrough the Heart of the South
Route of the Silver Fleet
Route Of the Robert E. Lee
The Route Of Courteous Service
Route of the Orange Blossom Special
Route of the Silver Meteor
Route of the Silver Comet
The Route of the Silver Star
SEPTAAt Your Service
SouthernSouthern Serves The South
Southern Gives a Green Light to Innovation
Look Ahead - Look South
Southern PacificThe Friendly Southern Pacific
Spokane, Portland and Seattle RailwayThe Northwest's Own Railway
Tennessee CentralThe Nashville Route
Tennessee, Alabama and GeorgiaThe TAG Route
Toledo, Peoria and WesternThe Progressive Way
Links East and West
Tried Proven and Willing
Union PacificBe Specific - Ship Union Pacific
Dependable Transportation
We Can Handle It
The Overland Route
Serves All The West
Road of the Challengers
Road of the Streamliners
We Will Deliver
Utah RailwayUtah Coal Route
WabashFollow The Flag
Serving the Heart of America
Washington and old DominionServing Northern Virginia
Washington, Idaho & MontanaThe White Pine Route
Waterloo, Cedar Falls and NorthernCedar Valley Road
Wellsville Addison and GaletonThe Sole Leather Line
Western MarylandThe Fast Freight Line
Western PacificThe Feather River Route
Route of the California Zephyr
Rides like a Feather
White Pass and YukonGateway to the Yukon
Willamette and PacificBe specific, Ship Willamette and Pacific

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