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Amtrak Amfleet I Café Car #43373
Rensselaer, NY
December 13th, 2014
Amtrak "Santa Special"
Phase IVb
The Budd Company
July 1975
Full Dinette
20251, 20001
Digital Photo
Canon EOS 60D
Tamron (Canon) 17-50mm
f2.8 Zoom Lens
f7.1 @ 1/320th sec
ISO 200


Built as an Amcafe with 51 coach seats on either side of the snack bar in July 1975 and numbered 20001. Converted to an Amdinette with 8 four-place booths, snack bar and 23 coach seats in July 2001 and renumbered 20251. Trainline-equipped for push-pull operation and converted to a full dinette in May 2004 and renumbered 43373. With its "Northeast Regional" branding, this car can also be found on the Northeast Corridor as well as on Empire Service trains, and rarely on long-distance trains as well. Historical information about this car provided by