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Amtrak Superliner I Coach Baggage #31040
Minot, ND
September 22nd, 2020
Empire Builder #7
Phase VI
31540, 31040
Digital Photo
Canon EOS 90D
Canon 17-40mm EF
f4.0L Zoom Lens
f9.0 @ 1/60th sec
ISO 200

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 March 1997 and renumbered 31540. Converted back into a standard coach baggage car in October 2004 and renumbered back ot 31040 after Amtrak eliminated smoking onboard most trains. Historical information about this car provided by