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Amtrak Amfleet I Coach #82509
Chicago, IL
 
November 10th, 2014
 
Lincoln Service #300
 
Phase IVb
 
The Budd Company
December 1976
Regional Coachclass
(Push-Pull)
44653, 44221, 21221
 
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS 60D
 
Tamron (Canon) 17-50mm
f2.8 Zoom Lens
f5.0 @ 1/250th sec
ISO 100



687-1592




Built as a standard 84 seat coach in December 1976 and numbered 21221. Trainline-equipped for push-pull operation in June 1988 and renumbered 44221. Rebuilt with ADA-compliant restrooms in June 1996 and renumbered 44653. Converted to a Capstone coach with 72 seats in August 2000 and renumbered 82509. Today, the car is lettered for Illinois High-Speed Rail and is used on state-sponsored Lincoln Service trains. Historical information about this car provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.