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Sunset Limited Schedule.

For April through October, 1993.

<i>Sunset Limited</i> Schedule.
The Sunset Limited is the oldest named train in the United States still operating, having held the name since its inauguration in 1894. The Sunset Limited was Southern Pacific's premier train, built for luxury first-class long-distance travel. Initially, it was was an all-Pullman train, consisting only of sleeping cars and no coaches, running directly from New Orleans to San Francisco via Los Angeles. Amtrak began running the Sunset Limited in 1971 from Los Angeles to New Orleans. From early 1993 to late August 2005, it made the transcontinental run from Los Angeles through to Miami. Service on the eastern leg has been suspended since Hurricane Katrina in 2005.