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Date: 06/11/18 15:01
Amtrak Business/Theater Cars on #6/(11)
Author: a6m20

A quick video of #6 Calfornia Zephyr with theater car American View and support cars New River and Pacific Bend, through Auburn CA, this afternoon.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/11/18 15:17 by a6m20.

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Date: 06/11/18 16:39
Re: Amtrak Business/Theater Cars on #6/(11)
Author: ProAmtrak

Cool video!



Date: 06/11/18 17:27
Re: Amtrak Business/Theater Cars on #6/(11)
Author: WoodrowStool

What are these cars used for? I'd say "track maintenance", but Amtrak doesn't own the tracks they use, right?



Date: 06/11/18 18:07
Re: Amtrak Business/Theater Cars on #6/(11)
Author: jst3751

Interesting in that it looks like the consist was reversed so that the crew dorm car was last to allow pass through to the corporate cars.



Date: 06/11/18 18:19
Re: Amtrak Business/Theater Cars on #6/(11)
Author: HotWater

WoodrowStool Wrote:
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> What are these cars used for?


Viewing the territory/right-of-way.

I'd say "track
> maintenance", but Amtrak doesn't own the tracks
> they use, right?

Depends on where you go. Amtrak owns the whole Northeast Corridor, plus a bunch of trackage between Chicago area and points in Michigan.



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