Washington, D.C. to Penn. Station, N.Y. via the PRR.
GG-1 uncouple, New Haven EP-4 couple on, then pull the train to New Rochelle, N.Y. via the East River Tubes, Hell Gate Bridge and the Harlem River Branch.
If a NYC steam engine was used, it was operated in reverse to New Rochelle (no wye at New Rochelle) with a New Haven pilot.
Engine on east end of train uncoupled, new engine coupled on to west end of train, pulled train down the New Haven main line to Mount Vernon, N.Y. where it joined the NYC's Harlem Branch, thence south to Mott Haven, went around the wye, and then operated westward on the NYC's main line up the Hudson River to Hyde Park, N.Y., just north of Poughkeepsie.
For President Roosevelt's visit to the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City, immediately north of Grand Central Terminal, New Haven engines would be used from Penn. Station to New Rochelle and from New Rochelle to Grand Central Terminal.
Ex-NYNH&H SS Opr