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VIA Rail Canada HEP-1 Coach #8140
Port Henry, NY
November 23rd, 2012
Adirondack #69
Digital Photo
Canon EOS 60D
Tamron (Canon) 17-50mm
f2.8 Zoom Lens
f7.1 @ 1/125th sec
ISO 100
The Budd Company

Richmond, Fredericksburg
& Potomac Railway

Rail/Sea Cruises 6077
American Zephyr
Amtrak 6077
Richmond, Fredericksburg
& Potomac 801


Originally built as a 62 seat coach for the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railway, this car was conveyed to Amtrak in 1971 and numbered 5420. It was converted into a high-capacity coach by Amtrak in 1974 and renumbered 6077. Amtrak retired the car in October 1981 and it later operated on the American Zephyr as well as Rail/Sea Cruises trains both carrying the Amtrak number 6077 on the car. The car was eventually acquired by VIA and converted into an HEP-1 coach and numbered 8140. Historical information about this car was provided by and