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Amtrak Amfleet I Café Car #48171
Depew, NY
 
February 26th, 2012
 
Empire Service #288
  
Phase IVb
   
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS 60D
 
Tamron (Canon) 17-50mm
f2.8 Zoom Lens
f8.0 @ 1/320th sec
ISO 100
The Budd Company
July 1975
Club-Dinette
(Push-Pull)
43002, 20002
 
479-0110
 
Built in July 1975 as an Amcafe with 51 coach seats on either side of the snack bar and numbered 20002. Trainline-equipped for push-pull service in July 1986 and renumbered 43002. Coach seats removed and replaced with 18 club seats and 6 four-place booths in June 2004 and renumbered 48171. This car also operated on the west coast and at one time was named "City of San Clemente" as evidenced by the large stainless steel plate above the numberboard in the center of the car. Information about the history of this car provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.