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Amtrak Superliner I Coach Baggage #31017
Chicago, IL
 
September 23rd, 2019
 
Coach Yard Photo
 
Phase VI
 
Pullman-Standard
1980
31517, 31017
 
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS 80D
 
Canon 24-105mm EF
f4.0L IS Zoom Lens
f10.0 @ 1/125th sec
ISO 100
990-5762



Built in 1980 as a 62 seat coach with a baggage room occupying part of the lower level of the car. Converted into a smoker coach with an enclosed, ventilated smoking room built inside the baggage room in January 1997 and renumbered 31517. Converted back into a standard coach baggage car in August 2004 and renumbered back ot 31017 after Amtrak eliminated smoking onboard most trains. Historical information about this car provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.