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Amtrak Amfleet I Business Class Coach #81534
Washington, DC
 
November 3rd, 2014
 
Station Photo
 
Phase IVb
 
The Budd Company
September 1976
Regional Businessclass
(Push-Pull)
44703, 44924, 21924, 21824
 
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS 60D
 
Tamron (Canon) 17-50mm
f2.8 Zoom Lens
f11.0 @ 1/60th sec
ISO 100




669-0433





Built as a long-distance coach in September 1976 with 60 seats and 2 dressing rooms and numbered 21842. Refurbished for Metroliner Service in October 1983 and renumbered 21924. Trainline-equipped for push-pull operation in April 1990 and renumbered 44924. Rebuilt with ADA-compliant restrooms in July 1996 and renumbered 44703. Converted to a Capstone Business Class coach in April 2007 and renumbered 81534. This car is one of a select few Amfleet I Coaches to have had 5 different car numbers in its career. Historical information about this car provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.