Trains 15 & 16, Texas Chief

Amtrak's Texas Chief operated until mid-1979 over the same route previously used by Santa Fe's trains of the same name. The train used trackage rights over SP's Sunet Route to reach the ex-SP station in Houston.

Houston Terminal (West Junction to Dawes)

Rosenberg to Houston (West Junction)

Rosenberg (Tower 17) to Temple

Temple to Fort Worth (Tower 55)

Forth Worth (Tower 55) to Saginaw

Saginaw to Metro Junction

Metro Junction to Pauls Valley

Pauls Valley to Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City to Winfield

Winfield to Newton

Passenger trains through Wichita and Newton continued from Newton (in between Las Animas Junction and Ellinor) over the Santa Fe Passenger Transcon used by Amtrak's Southwest Chief.