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Amtrak Superliner I Coach Baggage #31038
Chicago, IL
 
September 23rd, 2019
 
Coach Yard Photo
 
Phase VI
 
Pullman-Standard
1980
31538, 31038
 
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS 80D
 
Canon 70-200mm EF
f4.0L Zoom Lens
f5.6 @ 1/400th sec
ISO 100
990-5781



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 May 1997 and renumbered 31538. Converted back into a standard coach baggage car in February 2005 and renumbered back ot 31038 after Amtrak eliminated smoking onboard most trains. Historical information about this car provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.