Intercity Rail - Southland Line (fantasy transit)
This line connects two of the larger cities in Greater Minnesota (#4 and #2 outside the Twin Cities) and would utilize former Dakota Minnesota and Eastern (now part of Canadian Pacific) trackage that parallels US Highway 14, then follow the Empire Builder routing to La Crosse.
Travel Time Estimation
|From||To||Distance (miles)||Travel Time||Cumulative Distance (miles)||Cumulative Time|
|Mankato||Waseca||30.8||30 min||30.8||30 min|
|Waseca||Owatonna||13.9||16 min||44.7||46 min|
|Owatonna||Rochester||39.2||38 min||83.9||1 hr 24 min|
|Rochester||Winona||49.7||46 min||133.6||2 hr 10 min|
|Winona||La Crosse||26.7||25 min||160.3||2 hr 35 min|
Travel times assume trains traveling at the speed limit with no stoppages or speed restrictions. Travel times also include 5 minutes per leg to represent slowdown approaching a station, speed-up departing a station, and station dwell time.
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