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Amtrak Amfleet I Café Car #48195
Depew, NY
 
April 28th, 2017
 
Lake Shore Limited #48
 
Phase IVb
 
The Budd Company
May 1976
Club-Dinette
(Push-Pull)
48971, 20971, 20671, 20133
 
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS 70D
 
Canon 17-40mm EF
f4.0L IS Zoom Lens
f10.0 @ 1/640th sec
ISO 500




869-2743





Built as an Amclub with 18 club seats, snack bar and 23 coachs seats in May 1976 and numbered 20133. Converted to having 33 club seats in February 1977 and renumbered 20671. Refurbished for Metroliner Service in July 1983 and renumbered 20971. Trainline-equipped for push-pull operation in January 1991 and renumbered 48971. Converted to a Club-Dinette with 18 club seats and 6 four-place booths in October 2006 and renumbered 48195. This car is one of a small group of Amfleet I cars that had at least 5 different numbers in its career. Historical information about this car provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.