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Itineraries, Tickets, Fliers, Service Bulletins and other items relating to Charters & Fantrips





IERM

  • 04/20/1958 CTA 1024 (Flier)
  • 04/20/1958 CTA 1024 (Ticket)
  • 04/23/1961 NSL (Itinerary)
  • 04/23/1961 NSL (Schedule)


  • IRM

  • 04/09/1962 NSL (Itinerary)
  • 02/24/1974 CTA 4000s (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 02/24/1974 CTA 4000s (Ticket)
  • 03/02/1975 CTA 4000s (Flier)
  • 03/02/1975 CTA 4000s (Service Bulletin)

  • 03/02/1975 CTA 4000s (Ticket)
  • 02/29/1976 IC (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 02/29/1976 IC (Schedule) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 02/27/1977 IC (Flier)
  • 02/27/1977 IC (Schedule) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • 02/27/1977 IC (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 03/12/1978 IC (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 03/12/1978 IC (Schedule) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 03/12/1978 IC (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 03/18/1979 CTA (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • 09/21/1979 CSSSB (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 03/17/1985 CTA Flat Door 6000s (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 03/17/1985 CTA Flat Door 6000s (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 03/17/1985 CTA Flat Door 6000s (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 04/06/1986 CTA Snowfighter 6000s (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • 04/06/1986 CTA Snowfighter 6000s (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 04/10/1988 - 6000s (Service Bulletin)
  • 04/09/1989 CTA 6000s (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 03/07/1993 CTA 6000s (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 03/07/1993 CTA 6000s (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • 03/07/1993 CTA 6000s (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 06/13/1993 CTA 2000s & 6000s (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 10/24/1993 CTA 2000s & 6000s (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 10/24/1993 CTA 2000s & 6000s (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 04/13/1997 Singles (Flier #1) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • 04/13/1997 Singles (Flier #2) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 04/13/1997 Singles (Service Bulletin)
  • 04/13/1997 Singles (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 05/06/2001 CTA IRM's 6000s & Single "Ali Charter" (Service Bulletin)
  • 05/06/2001 CTA IRM's 6000s & Single "Ali Charter" (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • 03/30/2008 CTA 2200s (Flier)
  • 03/30/2008 CTA 2200s (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 03/30/2008 CTA 2200s (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 03/29/2009 CTA 2200s & 2400s (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 03/29/2009 CTA 2200s & 2400s (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • 03/28/2010 CTA 2200s (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 03/28/2010 CTA 2200s (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 03/28/2010 CTA 2200s (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 03/27/2011 CTA 2200s (Schedule, Service Bulletin, Ticket, Packet Inserts)
  • 03/25/2012 CTA 2400s (Service Bulletin)

  • 03/25/2012 CTA 2400s (Ticket)
  • 03/24/2013 CTA 22-24-26-3200s (Flier)
  • 03/24/2013 CTA 22-24-26-3200s (Service Bulletin)
  • 11/12/2017 CTA 2400s (Service Bulletin)
  • 12/30/2018 CTA Christmas Train (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • 12/30/2018 CTA Christmas Train (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 12/30/2018 CTA Christmas Train (Ticket #1) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 12/30/2018 CTA Christmas Train (Ticket #2) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert


  • CERA

  • 10/23/1938 CSL - Trip #1 (Souvenier Ticket)
  • 06/25/1939 CSSSB (Ticket)
  • 09/04/1939 IR - Trip #15 (Ticket)
  • 02/18/1940 NSL 741 - Trip #18 (Ticket)
  • 05/26/1940 CSSSB - Trip #19 (Ticket)

  • 06/16/1940 NSL - Trip #21 (Ticket)
  • 09/02/1940 CA&E - Trip #25 (Schedule)
  • 02/08/1941 NSL Electroliner - Trip #29 (Flier)
  • 02/08/1941 NSL Electroliner - Trip #29 (Memo)
  • 02/08/1941 NSL Electroliner - Trip #29 (Schedule)

  • 07/13/1941 CSL - Trip #35 (Pamphlet)
  • 07/13/1941 CSL - Trip #35 (Ticket)
  • 08/10/1941 CA&E - Trip #36 (Pamphlet & Schedule)
  • 01/23/1942 NSL 409 Banquet (Menu)
  • 09/20/1942 CSSSB - Trip #40 (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • 07/04/1944 NSL CRT - Trip #42 (Ticket)
  • 08/06/1944 CAE - Trip #43 (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 12/16/1945 CA&E - Trip #45 (Ticket)
  • 05/24/1946 NSL Diner 419 (Dinner Menu)
  • 07/14/1946 NSL - Trip #46 (Ticket-Front)

  • 07/14/1946 NSL - Trip #46 (Ticket-Back)
  • 06/08/1947 CSSSB - Trip #47 (Ticket)
  • 04/04/1948 CWT - Trip #49 (Announcement)
  • 04/11/1948 CWT - Trip #49 (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 11/06/1949 CSSSB (Pamphlet)

  • 11/06/1949 CSSSB (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 08/09/1953 NSL (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 08/08/1954 CA&E (Flier)
  • 08/08/1954 CA&E (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 10/24/1954 CSSSB (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • 05/01/1955 CTA Wood Cars/4000/6400s (Safety Rules, Itenerary & History)
  • 05/01/1955 CTA (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 06/12/1955 Milwaukee Streetcars (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 12/11/1955 CTA (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 07/04/1956 CA&E - Trip #67 (Flier)

  • 07/04/1956 CA&E - Trip #67 (Safety Rules)
  • 09/16/1956 CSSSB - Trip #68 (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 10/21/1956 CTA Red Streetcar - Trip #69 (Flier & Schedule) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 04/14/1957 CTA Gate Cars - Trip #70 (Flier)
  • 05/19/1957 CA&E - Trip #71 (Flier)

  • 05/19/1957 CA&E - Trip #71 (Equipment Change Letter) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 09/15/1957 NSL - Trip #74 (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 09/15/1957 NSL - Trip #74 (Itinerary)
  • 09/15/1957 NSL - Trip #75 (Ticket)
  • 10/13/1957 CSSSB - Trip #75 (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • 12/08/1957 CTA Wood Cars - Trip #76 (Ticket)
  • 12/08/1957 CTA Wood Cars - Trip #76 (Rules) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 05/23/1958 20th Anniv Weekend (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 05/23/1958 20th Anniv Weekend (Ticket)
  • 09/14/1958 CTA - Trip #79 (Flier)

  • 10/26/1958 CA&E - Trip #80 (Ticket)
  • 04/19/1959 NSL - Trip #81 (Ticket)
  • 10/09/1960 CSSSB (Ticket)
  • 05/15/1960 NSL - Trip #83 (Flier)
  • 08/18/1961 Pittsburgh (Flier)

  • 09/24/1961 NSL - Trip #88 (Flier)
  • 06/17/1962 NSL - Trip #96 (Ticket)
  • 01/12/1963 NSL - Trip #102 (Ticket)
  • 01/00/1963 NSL - Trip #103 (Ticket)
  • 05/24/1963 25th Anniv Weekend - Trips #104-105 (Flier)

  • 05/25/1963 25th Anniv Weekend - Trips #104-105 (Ticket)
  • 05/26/1963 CTA - Trip #105 (Service Bulletin)
  • 06/21/1963 Pittsburgh - Trip #106 (Schedule)
  • 06/21/1963 Pittsburgh - Trip #106 (Ticket)
  • 06/22/1963 Pittsburgh - Trip #106 (Flier)

  • 06/22/1963 Pittsburgh Night - Trip #106 (Ticket)
  • 08/03/1963 Ohio Weekend (Flier)
  • 10/25/1964 CTA 2000s/4000s/5000s Charter (Service Bulletin)
  • 10/25/1964 CTA - Trip #110 (Ticket)
  • 01/24/1965 South Shore (Schedule)

  • 05/28/1965 Toronto - Trip #112 (Ticket)
  • 05/29/1965 Toronto Streetcar (Itinerary)
  • 10/24/1965 CSS&SB - Trip #114 (Itinerary)
  • 10/24/1965 CSS&SB - Trip #114 (Ticket)
  • 04/24/1966 IC - Trip #115 (Tentative Schedule)

  • 07/03/1966 CTA 4000s (Service Bulletin)
  • 08/28/1966 CSS&SB - Trip #118 (Ticket)
  • 06/29/1969 IC - Trip #125 (Schedule)
  • 06/29/1969 IC - Trip #125 (Ticket)
  • 10/26/1969 CTA 4000s - Trip #126 (Flier)

  • 10/26/1969 CTA 4000s - Trip #126 (Service Bulletin)
  • 10/26/1969 CTA 4000s - Trip #126 (Ticket)
  • 05/29/1971 Iowa Terminal (Flier)
  • 09/26/1971 IC (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 09/26/1971 IC (Schedule) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • 10/24/1971 CTA 4000s (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 10/24/1971 CTA 4000s (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 08/06/1972 CTA 4000s (Flier)
  • 08/06/1972 CTA 4000s (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 05/26-28/1973 35th Anniversary (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • 05/27/1973 35th Anniversary Trip #1 Passenger Train (Service Bulletin)
  • 05/27/1973 35th Anniversary Trip #1 Work Train (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 05/28/1973 35th Anniversary Trip #2 (Service Bulletin)
  • 10/21/1973 Farewell to the 4000s (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 10/21/1973 Farewell to the 4000s (Ticket)

  • 10/21/1973 Farewell to the 4000s (Service Bulletin)
  • 04/25/1976 Chicago Trolley Meet (Service Bulletin)
  • 07/08/1977 CSSSB - Trip #142 (Ticket)
  • 05/28/1978 CTA 4000s & Singles (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 05/28/1978 Train #1, CTA 4000s (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • 05/28/1978 Train #2, CTA Singles (Service Bulletin)
  • 07/14/1978 CSSSB (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 06/22/1979 CTA 2400s (Service Bulletin)
  • 07/13/1979 CSSSB (Ticket)
  • 10/27/1979 CSS&SB Fall Foliage Trip (Ticket)

  • 10/28/1979 CTA Snowfighter Special x6000s (Flier Mockup)
  • 10/28/1979 CTA Snowfighter Special x6000s (Flier Final Version) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 06/27/1980 IC (Schedule) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 10/11/1980 CSS&SB Fall Foliage Trip (Ticket)
  • 06/26/1981 2400s/2600s (Service Bulletin)

  • 10/11/1981 CTA Wood Car Trip (Ticket)
  • 06/25/1982 CTA 6101-02 & Single (Welcome Letter) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 05/30/1983 6000s/Singles/5000s/2000s (Service Bulletin)
  • 06/22/1984 CTA 6000s (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 06/22/1984 CTA 2600s (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • 04/28/1985 CSSSB (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 09/29/1985 5000s/Singles (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 09/29/1985 5000s/Singles (Service Bulletin)
  • 06/28/1992 Flat Door 6000s (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 06/28/1992 Flat Door 6000s (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • 06/28/1992 Flat Door 6000s (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 09/29/1996 Singles (Service Bulletin)
  • 10/23/1999 CSSSB (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 09/05/2004 CTA 4000s (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 09/05/2004 CTA 4000s (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert


  • Illini Railroad Club

  • 02/20/1955 NSL (Timetable)
  • 02/20/1955 NSL (Ticket)
  • 12/18/1955 CTA (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 02/21/1960 NSL (Menu) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 05/15/1966 CTA 4000s (Service Bulletin)

  • Illini Railroad Club - Years Unknown

  • South Shore (Flier)
  • Burlington (Flier)
  • IT (Flier)
  • IT/P&E (Flier)


  • Other Organizations

  • 08/26/1955 - NRHS - NSL (Schedule and Equipment Memo) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 05/18/1957 - Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin Tractioneers Charles City Western Charter (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 05/03/1958 - ERHS CTA Trolley Bus 193 Fantrip (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 07/28/1963 - OSA - CTA St. Louis Car Co. Trolley Bus Fantrip (Flier)
  • c1970s - Elmhurst Model RR Club - CTA 4000s (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • c1970s - White Pines Model RR Club - CTA 4000s (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 01/20/1974 - Overhead & 3rd Rail Museum - Car 51 (Flier) TRIP CANCELLED - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 04/28/1974 - Chicago Trolley Meet - IC (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 04/28/1974 - Chicago Trolley Meet - IC (Schedule) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 07/04/1975 - ERA - IC (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • 07/04/1975 - ERA - IC (Schedule) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 07/06/1975 - ERA - CTA Car 75 (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 06/13/1976 - Ascention Church Choir - Single (Service Bulletin)
  • 01/09/1977 - National Association For the Blind - CTA 4000s (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 04/23/1977 - CTATI - 2400s (Service Bulletin)

  • 11/13/1977 - NRHS - CTA 4000s & 6000s (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 07/18/1980 - National Federation of the Blind - CTA 4000s (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 07/18/1980 - National Federation of the Blind - CTA 4000s (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 07/18/1980 - National Federation of the Blind - CTA 4000s (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 07/25/1981 - Transit Chicago - CTA 4000s (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • 05/30/1982 - Berrien County Ry Museum - CTA 4000s (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 06/11/1984 - Rocky Mountain RR Club - CTA 4000s (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 09/30/1985 - ARM - CTA 5000s & 1-50s (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert

  • 09/30/1985 - ARM - CTA 5000s & 1-50s (Ticket) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 06/16/1991 - Third Rail Express - CTA 6101-02 (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 11/19/2000 - Illinois Historic Preservation Agency - CTA 2200s (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert


  • CTA Special Days

  • 12/04/1992 - Last Day of 6000 Service on Ravenswood (Service Bulletin)
  • 01/09/1994 - 4271-72 & SSRT Car #1 Moving from Skokie to Harlem & Lake (Service Bulletin)
  • 03/12/1995 - George Krambles Celebration - Singles (Service Bulletin)
  • 05/18/1997 - Ravenswood/Brown Line 90th Anniversary (Service Bulletin)

  • 08/30/1997 - Farewell to the PCC Cars (Service Bulletin)
  • 10/12/1997 - Loop "L" 100th Anniversary Celebration (Service Bulletin)
  • 08/26/2012 - Farewell to the 2200s (Service Bulletin)


  • Private

  • 04/22/1973 - Transit Railfans Charter (Service Bulletin)
  • 11/09/1974 - Morton College Electronic Students - CTA 4000s (Flier) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 11/09/1974 - Morton College Electronic Students - CTA 4000s (Service Bulletin) - Image courtesy Bill Wulfert
  • 04/29/2012 - 2200s (Ticket and Info)

  • 08/26/2012 - 2200s (Service Bulletin)
  • 08/26/2012 - 2200s (Ticket)
  • 08/25/2013 - Farewell to 2200s (Ticket)
  • 04/19/2015 - Seventh Sojourn (Service Bulletin)
  • 04/19/2015 - Seventh Sojourn (Ticket)




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