Trains 3 & 4, Southwest Chief

Downtown Los Angeles

Santa Fe Pasadena Line

Santa Fe Fullerton Line

Cajon Pass

Barstow to Daggett

Daggett to Albuquerque/Belen

Albuquerque/Belen to Lamy

Lamy to Trinidad

Trinidad to La Junta

La Junta to Las Animas Junction

Las Animas Junction, CO to Ellinor, KS

Ellinor to NR Junction

NR Junction to Holliday, via Topeka

Holliday to Kansas City (Santa Fe Junction)

Kansas City Terminal

Kansas City (Sheffield) to Galesburg (Cameron)

Prior to the construction of the connector at Cameron after the BN-ATSF merger in 1995, the Southwest Chief continued to Chicago on the ATSF Transcon:

Galesburg (Cameron) to Streator

Streator to Pequot

Pequot to Joliet

McCook to Joliet

Bridgeport to McCook

21st Street to Bridgeport

Chicago Union Station to 21st Street

Since the Cameron connector's construction, the train uses the former CB&Q entry to Chicago:

Galesburg (Cameron) to Aurora

Eola to Aurora

La Grange to Eola

Cicero to La Grange

Western Avenue to Cicero

Halsted Street to Western Avenue

Chicago Union Station to Halsted Street