PD&E Passenger Service 1920-1940

    This page covers the final 20 years of IC passenger service on the old PD&E
10/20/1920
11/28/1920
12/21/1920
01/14/1923
12/02/1923
01/1924
By September 1924
05/16/1926
06/24/1928
09/30/1928
10/06/1929
02/17/1931
05/24/1931
04/03/1932
08/21/1932
06/18/1933
07/02/1933
04/29/1934
09/30/1934
04/28/1935
09/29/1935
12/11/1935
05/17/1936
04/25/1937
01/09/1938
03/26/1939
04/16/1939
08/13/1939
By March 1940

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Illinois Central Railroad Service

10/20/1920

TRAIN #

TYPE/NAME:

LEAVES:

TIME:

ARRIVES:

TIME:

NOTES

201   Peoria   Evansville    
205   Mattoon   Evansville   Chicago-Hopkinsville
222   Evansville   Peoria    
224   Evansville   Mattoon    
500   Stewartville   New Harmony    
501   New Harmony   Stewartsville    
502   Stewartville   New Harmony    
503   New Harmony   Stewartsville    
504   Stewartville   New Harmony    
505   New Harmony   Stewartsville    
 
11/28/1920
231 Mattoon Local Decatur 06:30A Mattoon 08:05A Except Sunday
147 PRR Pass. #918 Decatur Jct 07:15A Hervey City 07:32A

Daily

201 Evansville Mail Peoria 07:30A Mattoon 12:15P Daily
233 Mattoon Local Decatur 02:40P Mattoon 04:15P Except Sunday
143 PRR Pass. #908 Decatur Jct 03:25P Hervey City 03:42P

Daily

203 New Orleans Passenger Peoria 05:25P Mattoon 10:10P Daily
204 Peoria Accommodation Mattoon 07:15A Peoria 11:45A Daily
232 Decatur Local Mattoon 09:00P Decatur 10:30A Except Sunday
146 PRR Pass. #909 Hervey City 10:30A Decatur Jct 10:40A

Daily

224 St. Louis-Peoria Passenger Mattoon 01:45P Peoria 06:25P Daily
148 PRR Pass. #919 Hervey City 06:03P Decatur Jct 06:19P

Daily

234 Decatur Local Mattoon 05:10P Decatur 06:40P Except Sunday
205 Chicago & Evansville Mail Mattoon 07:30A Evansville 12:10P Daily
201 Evansville Mail Mattoon 02:20P Evansville 07:00P Daily
224 St. Louis & Peoria Passenger Evansville 06:15A Mattoon 11:00A Daily
222 Evansville & Chicago Express Evansville 05:20P Mattoon 10:10P Daily
501 Mixed New Harmony 06:35A Stewartsville 07:00A Daily
503 Mixed New Harmony 10:40A Stewartsville 11:05A Daily
505 Mixed New Harmony 05:30P Stewartsville 05:55P Daily
500 Mixed Stewartsville 07:10A New Harmony 07:35A Daily
502 Mixed Stewartsville 11:15A New Harmony 11:40A Daily
504 Mixed Stewartsville 06:15P New Harmony 06:40P Daily
 
12/21/1920

TRAIN #

TYPE/NAME:

LEAVES:

TIME:

ARRIVES:

TIME:

NOTES

201   Mattoon   Evansville    
224   Evansville   Mattoon    
500   Stewartville   New Harmony    
501   New Harmony   Stewartsville    
502   Stewartville   New Harmony    
503   New Harmony   Stewartsville    
504   Stewartville   New Harmony    
505   New Harmony   Stewartsville    
 
01/14/1923

TRAIN #

TYPE/NAME:

LEAVES:

TIME:

ARRIVES:

TIME:

NOTES

201   Peoria   Evansville    
202   Mattoon   Decatur    
203   Peoria   Mattoon    
204   Mattoon   Peoria    
205   Decatur   Mattoon    
207   Decatur   Mattoon    
220   Mattoon   Decatur    
224   Evansville   Peoria    
500   Stewartville   New Harmony    
501   New Harmony   Stewartsville    
502   Stewartville   New Harmony    
503   New Harmony   Stewartsville    
504   Stewartville   New Harmony    
505   New Harmony   Stewartsville    
 
12/02/1923
143 PRR Pass. #908 Decatur Jct 03:40P Hervey City 03:59P

Except Sunday

146 PRR Pass. #909 Hervey City 09:25A Decatur Jct 09:40A

Except Sunday

147 PRR Pass. #918 Decatur Jct 07:05A Hervey City 07:22A

Except Sunday

148 PRR Pass. #919 Hervey City 06:03P Decatur Jct 06:19P

Except Sunday

201 Evansville Mail Peoria 07:15A Mattoon 12:10P9 Daily
202 Decatur Local Mattoon 05:10P Decatur 06:40P Except Sunday
203 New Orleans Passenger Peoria 05:20P Mattoon 10:00P Daily
204 Peoria Accommodation Mattoon 07:25A Peoria 11:55A Daily
205 Mattoon Local Decatur 05:50A Mattoon 07:30A Except Sunday
207 Mattoon Local Decatur 01:25P Mattoon 03:05P Except Sunday
220 Decatur Local Mattoon 09:00A Decatur 10:30A Except Sunday
224 St. Louis Peoria Passenger Mattoon 01:45P Peoria 06:20P Daily
201 Evansville Mail Mattoon 02:10P Evansville 07:00P Daily
205 Chicago & Evansville Mail Mattoon 07:40A Evansville 12:20P Daily
222 Evansville & Chicago Express Evansville 05:20P Mattoon 10:15P Daily
224 St. Louis & Peoria Passenger Evansville 06:30A Mattoon 11:15A Daily
500 Mixed Stewartsville 07:25A New Harmony 07:50A Daily
501 Mixed New Harmony 06:50A Stewartsville 07:15A Daily
502 Mixed Stewartsville 11:30A New Harmony 11:55A Daily
503 Mixed New Harmony 11:00A Stewartsville 11:25A Daily
504 Mixed Stewartsville 06:15P New Harmony 06:40P Daily
505 Mixed New Harmony 05:30P Stewartsville 05:55P Daily
 
01/1924

TRAIN #

TYPE/NAME:

LEAVES:

TIME:

ARRIVES:

TIME:

NOTES

201   Peoria   Evansville    
202   Mattoon   Decatur    
203   Peoria   Mattoon    
204   Mattoon   Peoria    
205   Decatur   Mattoon    
207   Decatur   Mattoon    
220   Mattoon   Decatur    
224   Evansville   Peoria    
502   Stewartville   New Harmony    
503   New Harmony   Stewartsville    
504   Stewartville   New Harmony    
505   New Harmony   Stewartsville    
 
By September 1924

TRAIN #

TYPE/NAME:

LEAVES:

TIME:

ARRIVES:

TIME:

NOTES

201   Peoria   Evansville    
202   Mattoon   Decatur   Handled by motor cars.
203   Peoria   Mattoon    
204   Mattoon   Peoria    
205   Decatur   Mattoon   Handled by motor cars.
207   Decatur   Mattoon   Handled by motor cars.
220   Mattoon   Decatur   Handled by motor cars.
224   Evansville   Peoria    
502   Stewartville   New Harmony    
503   New Harmony   Stewartsville    
504   Stewartville   New Harmony    
505   New Harmony   Stewartsville    
 
05/16/1926

TRAIN #

TYPE/NAME:

LEAVES:

TIME:

ARRIVES:

TIME:

NOTES

255 Mattoon Local Decatur 06:15A Mattoon 07:50A Except Sunday
147 PRR Pass. #918 Decatur Jct 07:05A Hervey City 07:22A

Except Sunday

231 Evansville Mail Peoria 07:15A Mattoon 11:55A Daily
257 Mattoon Local Decatur 01:15P Mattoon 02:55P Except Sunday
143 PRR Pass. #908 Decatur Jct 03:45P Hervey City 04:04P

Except Sunday

233 New Orleans Passenger Peoria 05:40P Mattoon 10:10P Daily
238 Peoria Accommodation Mattoon 07:20A Peoria 11:50A Daily
146 PRR Pass. #909 Hervey City 09:25A Decatur Jct 09:40A

Except Sunday

256 Decatur Local Mattoon 10:40A Decatur 12:02P Except Sunday
234 Evansville Peoria Passenger Mattoon 02:00P Peoria 06:15P Daily
252 Decatur Local Mattoon 04:45P Decatur 06:15P Except Sunday
148 PRR Pass. #919 Hervey City 06:03P Decatur Jct 06:19P

Except Sunday

235 Chicago & Evansville Mail Mattoon 08:00A Evansville 12:30P Daily
231 Evansville Mail Mattoon 02:10P Evansville 06:45P Daily
234 Chicago & Peoria Passenger Evansville 06:45A Mattoon 11:15A Daily
232 Evansville & Chicago Express Evansville 03:40P Mattoon 08:25P Daily
545 Mixed New Harmony 11:10A Stewartsville 11:35A Except Sunday
543 Mixed New Harmony 03:30P Stewartsville 03:55P Except Sunday
541 Mixed New Harmony 05:05P Stewartsville 05:30P Except Sunday
544 Mixed Stewartsville 11:55A New Harmony 12:20P Except Sunday
542 Mixed Stewartsville 04:30P New Harmony 04:55P Except Sunday
546 Mixed Stewartsville 05:55P New Harmony 06:20P Except Sunday
 
06/24/1928
255 Motor Passenger Decatur 06:20A Mattoon 07:50A Except Sunday
157 PRR Pass. #918 Decatur Jct 08:50A Hervey City 09:10A

Except Sunday

231 Evansville Mail Peoria 07:00A Mattoon 11:20A Daily
257 Motor Passenger Decatur 01:10P Mattoon 02:40P Except Sunday
153 PRR Pass. #908 Decatur Jct 05:20P Hervey City 05:37P

Except Sunday

233 New Orleans Passenger Peoria 05:40P Mattoon 10:00P Daily
238 Peoria Accommodation Mattoon 06:00A Peoria 10:15A Daily
156 PRR Pass. #909 Hervey City 09:10A Decatur Jct 09:25A

Except Sunday

256 Motor Passenger Mattoon 10:40A Decatur 12:02P Except Sunday
234 Evansville Peoria Passenger Mattoon 02:05P Peoria 06:15P Daily
158 PRR Pass. #919 Hervey City 04:15P Decatur Jct 04:30P

Except Sunday

252 Motor Passenger Mattoon 04:42P Decatur 06:00P Except Sunday
235 Chicago & Evansville Mail Mattoon 07:55A Evansville 12:30P Daily
231 Evansville Mail Mattoon 02:05P Evansville 06:45P Daily
234 Chicago & Peoria Passenger Evansville 06:45A Mattoon 11:15A Daily
232 Evansville & Chicago Express Evansville 03:45P Mattoon 08:25P Daily
545 Mixed New Harmony 11:10A Stewartsville 11:35A Except Sunday
543 Mixed New Harmony 03:30P Stewartsville 03:55P Except Sunday
541 Mixed New Harmony 05:05P Stewartsville 05:30P Except Sunday
544 Mixed Stewartsville 11:55A New Harmony 12:20P Except Sunday
542 Mixed Stewartsville 04:30P New Harmony 04:55P Except Sunday
546 Mixed Stewartsville 05:55P New Harmony 06:20P Except Sunday
 
09/30/1928
255 Motor Passenger Decatur 06:20A Mattoon 07:50A Except Sunday
157 PRR Pass. #918 Decatur Jct 08:49A Hervey City 09:10A

Except Sunday

231 Evansville Mail Peoria 07:00A Mattoon 11:20A Daily
257 Motor Passenger Decatur 01:10P Mattoon 02:40P Except Sunday
153 PRR Pass. #908 Decatur Jct 05:20P Hervey City 05:37P

Except Sunday

233 New Orleans Passenger Peoria 05:40P Mattoon 10:00P Daily
238 Peoria Accommodation Mattoon 06:00A Peoria 10:15A Daily
156 PRR Pass. #909 Hervey City 08:55A Decatur Jct 09:10A

Except Sunday

256 Motor Passenger Mattoon 10:40A Decatur 12:02P Except Sunday
234 Evansville Peoria Passenger Mattoon 02:05P Peoria 06:15P Daily
158 PRR Pass. #919 Hervey City 04:15P Decatur Jct 04:30P

Except Sunday

252 Motor Passenger Mattoon 04:42P Decatur 06:00P Except Sunday
235 Chicago & Evansville Mail Mattoon 07:55A Evansville 12:30P Daily
231 Evansville Mail Mattoon 02:05P Evansville 06:45P Daily
234 Chicago & Peoria Passenger Evansville 06:30A Mattoon 11:15A Daily
232 Evansville & Chicago Express Evansville 03:45P Mattoon 08:25P Daily
545 Mixed New Harmony 11:10A Stewartsville 11:35A Except Sunday
543 Mixed New Harmony 03:30P Stewartsville 03:55P Except Sunday
541 Mixed New Harmony 05:05P Stewartsville 05:30P Except Sunday
544 Mixed Stewartsville 11:55A New Harmony 12:20P Except Sunday
542 Mixed Stewartsville 04:30P New Harmony 04:55P Except Sunday
546 Mixed Stewartsville 05:55P New Harmony 06:20P Except Sunday
 
10/06/1929

TRAIN #

TYPE/NAME:

LEAVES:

TIME:

ARRIVES:

TIME:

NOTES

153 PRR Pass. #908 Decatur Jct 05:17P Hervey City 05:31P

Except Sunday

156 PRR Pass. #909 Hervey City 08:55A Decatur Jct 09:10A

Except Sunday

157 PRR Pass. #918 Decatur Jct 09:19A Hervey City 09:34A

Except Sunday

158 PRR Pass. #919 Hervey City 04:15P Decatur Jct 04:30P

Except Sunday

231 Local Passenger Peoria 07:00A Evansville 06:40P Mattoon: Ar11:20A, Lv02:05P
232 Local Passenger Evansville 03:45P Mattoon 08:10P  
233 Local Passenger Peoria 05:40P Mattoon 10:00P  
234 Local Passenger Evansville 06:30A Peoria 06:15P Mattoon: Ar11:00A, Lv02:05P
235 Local Passenger Mattoon 07:55A Evansville 12:30P  
238 Local Passenger Mattoon 07:40A Peoria 11:55A  
252 Motor Mattoon 04:32P Decatur 05:50P Handled by motor cars.  Except Sunday
255 Motor Decatur 06:05A Mattoon 07:30A Handled by motor cars.  Except Sunday
256 Motor Mattoon 10:05A Decatur 11:27A Handled by motor cars.  Except Sunday
257 Motor Decatur 12:30P Mattoon 01:55P Handled by motor cars.  Except Sunday
541 Mixed New Harmony 05:05P Stewartsville 05:30P Except Sunday
542 Mixed Stewartville 04:30P New Harmony 04:55P Except Sunday
543 Mixed New Harmony 03:30P Stewartsville 03:55P Except Sunday
544 Mixed Stewartville 11:55A New Harmony 12:20P Except Sunday
545 Mixed New Harmony 11:10A Stewartsville 11:35A Except Sunday
546 Mixed Stewartville 05:55P New Harmony 06:20P Except Sunday
 
02/17/1931

TRAIN #

TYPE/NAME:

LEAVES:

TIME:

ARRIVES:

TIME:

NOTES

231 Local Passenger Peoria 07:00A Evansville 06:40P Mattoon: Ar11:20A, Lv02:05P
232 Local Passenger Evansville 03:45P Mattoon 08:10P  
233 Local Passenger Peoria 05:40P Mattoon 10:00P  
234 Local Passenger Evansville 06:30A Peoria 06:15P Mattoon: Ar11:00A, Lv02:05P
235 Local Passenger Mattoon 07:55A Evansville 12:30P  
238 Local Passenger Mattoon 07:40A Peoria 11:55A  
252 Motor Mattoon 04:32P Decatur 05:50P Handled by motor cars.  Except Sunday
255 Motor Decatur 06:05A Mattoon 07:30A Handled by motor cars.  Except Sunday
256 Motor Mattoon 10:05A Decatur 11:27A Handled by motor cars.  Except Sunday
257 Motor Decatur 12:30P Mattoon 01:55P Handled by motor cars.  Except Sunday
541 Mixed New Harmony 05:05P Stewartsville 05:30P Except Sunday
542 Mixed Stewartville 04:30P New Harmony 04:55P Except Sunday
543 Mixed New Harmony 03:30P Stewartsville 03:55P Except Sunday
544 Mixed Stewartville 11:55A New Harmony 12:20P Except Sunday
545 Mixed New Harmony 11:10A Stewartsville 11:35A Except Sunday
546 Mixed Stewartville 05:55P New Harmony 06:20P Except Sunday
 
05/24/1931

TRAIN #

TYPE/NAME:

LEAVES:

TIME:

ARRIVES:

TIME:

NOTES

231 Local Passenger Peoria 07:10A Evansville 05:30P Daily, Mattoon: Ar11:15A, Lv01:10P
232 Local Passenger Evansville 03:50P Mattoon 08:10P Daily
233 Local Passenger Peoria 05:25P Mattoon 09:45P Daily
234 Local Passenger Evansville 06:30A Peoria 05:30P Daily, Mattoon: Ar11:00A, Lv01:30P
235 Local Passenger Mattoon 07:55A Evansville 12:30P Daily
238 Local Passenger Mattoon 07:40A Peoria 11:45A Daily
543 Mixed New Harmony 06:40A Stewartsville 07:0AP Except Sunday
544 Mixed Stewartville 07:30A New Harmony 07:55A Except Sunday
545 Mixed New Harmony 11:00A Stewartsville 11:25A Except Sunday
546 Mixed Stewartville 11:55A New Harmony 12:20P Except Sunday
 
04/03/1932
232 Local Passenger Evansville 03:50P Mattoon 08:10P Daily
235 Local Passenger Mattoon 07:55A Evansville 12:30P Daily
543 Mixed New Harmony 06:40A Stewartsville 07:05P Except Sunday
544 Mixed Stewartsville 07:55A New Harmony 08:20P Except Sunday
545 Mixed New Harmony 11:00A Stewartsville 11:25A Except Sunday
546 Mixed Stewartsville 11:55A New Harmony 12:20P Except Sunday
 
08/21/1932
233 Local Passenger Peoria 05:25P Mattoon 09:45P Except Sunday
238 Local Passenger Mattoon 07:40A Peoria 11:45A Except Sunday
 
06/18/1933
233 Local Passenger Peoria 04:20P Mattoon 08:50P Except Sunday
234 Local Passenger Mattoon 07:40A Peoria 11:45A Except Sunday
 
07/02/1933
235 Local Passenger Mattoon 07:40A Evansville 11:45P Except Sunday
236 Local Passenger Evansville 05:00P Mattoon 09:15P Except Sunday
543 Mixed New Harmony 07:40A Stewartsville 08:05A Except Sunday
544 Mixed Stewartsville 08:40A New Harmony 09:05A Except Sunday
545 Mixed New Harmony 10:20A Stewartsville 10:45A Except Sunday
546 Mixed Stewartsville 11:00A New Harmony 11:25A Except Sunday
 
04/29/1934
233 Local Passenger Peoria 03:50P Mattoon 08:05P Except Sunday
234 Local Passenger Mattoon 07:40A Peoria 11:45A Except Sunday
 
09/30/1934
233 Local Passenger Peoria 03:50P Mattoon 08:05P Except Sunday
234 Local Passenger Mattoon 07:40A Peoria 11:45A Except Sunday
 
04/28/1935
233 Local Passenger Peoria 03:50P Mattoon 08:05P Except Sunday
234 Local Passenger Mattoon 07:40A Peoria 11:45A Except Sunday
 
09/29/1935
153 PRR Pass. #908 Decatur 05:25P Hervey City 05:45P Except Sunday
233 Local Passenger Peoria 04:25P Mattoon 08:40P Except Sunday
234 Local Passenger Mattoon 07:40A Peoria 11:45A Except Sunday
156 PRR Pass. #909 Hervey City 09:10A Decatur 09:30A Except Sunday
 
12/11/1935
153 PRR Pass. #908 Decatur 05:25P Hervey City 05:45P Except Sunday
233 Local Passenger Peoria 04:25P Mattoon 08:40P Except Sunday
234 Local Passenger Mattoon 07:30A Peoria 11:30A Except Sunday
156 PRR Pass. #909 Hervey City 09:10A Decatur 09:30A Except Sunday
 
05/17/1936
153 PRR Pass. #908 Decatur 05:25P Hervey City 05:45P Except Sunday
156 PRR Pass. #909 Hervey City 09:10A Decatur 09:30A Except Sunday
233 Local Passenger Peoria 05:25P Mattoon 09:35P Except Sunday
234 Local Passenger Mattoon 07:30A Peoria 11:30A Except Sunday
 
04/25/1937
153 PRR Pass. #908 Decatur 05:25P Hervey City 05:45P Except Sunday
156 PRR Pass. #909 Hervey City 09:10A Decatur 09:30A Except Sunday
233 Local Passenger Peoria 05:20P Mattoon 09:35P Except Sunday
234 Local Passenger Mattoon 07:30A Peoria 11:30A Except Sunday
 
01/09/1938
153 PRR Pass. #908 Decatur 05:25P Hervey City 05:45P Except Sunday
233 Local Passenger Peoria 05:10P Mattoon 09:35P Except Sunday
234 Local Passenger Mattoon 07:30A Peoria 11:30A Except Sunday
156 PRR Pass. #909 Hervey City 09:10A Decatur 09:30A Except Sunday
 
03/26/1939
TRAIN # TYPE/NAME: LEAVES: TIME: ARRIVES: TIME: NOTES
245 Mixed Mattoon 07:00A Evansville 04:10P Except Sunday1
246 Mixed Evansville 07:00A Mattoon 05:00P Except Sunday1
247 Mixed New Harmony 09:45A Stewartsville 10:35A Except Sunday
248 Mixed Stewartville 08:40A New Harmony 09:30A Except Sunday
  Mixed Decatur   Mattoon    
  Mixed Mattoon   Decatur    
  Mixed Peoria   Decatur    
  Mixed Decatur   Peoria    
Note 1     Mixed trains will stop on signal at Newby, Siegert, Hovey, & Wendel.
 
04/16/1939
TRAIN # TYPE/NAME: LEAVES: TIME: ARRIVES: TIME: NOTES
243 Mixed Decatur 02:30P Mattoon 05:30P Except Sunday
241 Mixed Peoria 07:15A Decatur 02:30P Except Sunday
242 Mixed Decatur 06:45A Peoria 02:45P Except Sunday
244 Mixed Mattoon 09:30A Decatur 12:45P Except Sunday
 
 
08/13/1939

TRAIN #

TYPE/NAME:

LEAVES:

TIME:

ARRIVES:

TIME:

NOTES

  Mixed Decatur   Mattoon    
  Mixed Mattoon   Decatur    
  Mixed Peoria   Decatur    
  Mixed Decatur   Peoria    
 
By March 1940

TRAIN #

TYPE/NAME:

LEAVES:

TIME:

ARRIVES:

TIME:

NOTES

None           .
Note      Only passenger specials from here on out
Note      PRR passenger trains between Hervey City and Decatur lasted until about 1951
 

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