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Amtrak Amfleet I Coach #82769
Depew, NY
 
February 26th, 2012
    
Empire Service #288
  
Phase IVb
   
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS 60D
 
Tamron (Canon) 17-50mm
f2.8 Zoom Lens
f7.1 @ 1/320th sec
ISO 100
The Budd Company
May 1977
Regional Coachclass
(Push-Pull)
44726, 44974, 21974, 21874
 
479-0108
 
One of a small group of Amfleet I Coaches that has had 5 different car numbers! Originaly built as a long-distance coach with 60 seats and 2 dressing rooms in May 1977 and numbered 21874. Refurbished for Metroliner Service in July 1983 and renumbered 21974. Trainline-equipped for push-pull operation in June 1991 and renumbered 44974. Refurbished with ADA-compliant restrooms and renumbered 44726 in August 1997. Most recently refurbished as a Capstone car with 72 seats in June 2009 and renumbered for the 5th time to 82769. Information about the history of this car provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.