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Amtrak Amfleet II Café Car #28008
Chicago, IL
  
October 9th, 2017
 
Hoosier State #851
 
Phase IVb
 
The Budd Company
July 1982
Digital Photo
 
Canon EOS 70D
 
Canon 24-105mm EF
f4.0L IS Zoom Lens
f9.0 @ 1/320th sec
ISO 100
883-0331
 
Built by Budd in July 1982 with an off-center snack bar with 10 4-place booths on the long end and 17 seats in 1, 2, and 4 seat configurations on the short end near the restroom and vestibule. Converted to a smoking lounge using the short end of the car in September 1999 and assigned the name "Pittsburgh Club". Converted to a "Diner-Lite" car in December 2007 which involved removal of 3 tables on the long end, replaced by a conductor's office and storage space. The short end of the car received 19 seats arranged in two and four-seat booths. A small cooking facility was constructed in the car so these cars could be used as dining cars. Historical information about this car provided by www.amtrakbythenumbers.com.