Why Watch It Again on TV?
When the Train Can Take You There?
New Year's Eve 
Express Service
New York and Chicago Railroad

Moving the US in the Right Direction
Service will commence upon adoption of a progressive nationwide transportation policy.
Specialty trains to events were a common feature of railroad passenger service.

to Times Square on the

Nothing says New Year’s like Times Square and the ball dropping at midnight. If you plan in advance and are well prepared for it, the city can be a source of wonders for those wishing to end the year with a bang. One of the major attractions of spending New Year’s Eve in New York City is that most of the entertainment is free, right out on the streets. Times Square transforms into a world of lights on the 31st, with Broadway show performers, laser lights and fireworks bringing the streets to life. If you arrive in Times Square by 7:00 p.m., you will receive complimentary masks, hats and balloons; starting at 8:00 p.m. there’s an hourly countdown that includes performances, confetti and New Year’s wishes from celebrities. 
Departs Chicago's
Union Station
at 6:00 PM