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Amtrak Amfleet I Café Car #48185
Chicago, IL
 
November 10th, 2014
 
Lincoln Service #300
 
Phase IVb
 
The Budd Company
January 1976
Club-Dinette
(Push-Pull)
43354, 43014, 20014
 
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS 60D
 
Tamron (Canon) 17-50mm
f2.8 Zoom Lens
f5.0 @ 1/250th sec
ISO 100




687-1594





Built as an Amcafe with 51 coach seats on either side of the snack bar in January 1976 and numbered 20014. Trainline-equipped for push-pull operation in November 1986 and renumbered 43014. Converted to an all-table dinette in May 2003 and renumbered 43354. Converted to a club-dinette with 18 club seats and 6 four-place booths in December 2004 and renumbered 48185. The blank plate above the number plate in the center of the car at one point was lettered "City Of San Diego" when the car operated on the west coast. Historical information about this car provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.