Cascade Nights SOLD



  • Listing ID: 6431323
  • Type: Sleeping Cars
  • Location: California
  • Price:
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Cascade Nights SOLD

-- Located in California. Asking price: . --


 Built in 1949 as a 10 roomette 6 double bedroom sleeper by the Pullman Co. for the Florida East Coast Railroad. Named Caparra the car was one 7 sleepers built for joint service on the Champion and Florida Special. In 1967 it was sold to Canadian National Railroad and to VIA Rail in 1978 and renamed Riviere Cloche. It was then retired in 1989 and sold into private ownership in 1992. The current owner installed new upholstery, carpet, paint and upgraded the car for Amtrak service and converted two roomettes to showers/restrooms. A small food service area was also installed for light beverages and snacks, Amtrak assigned the car accounting number 800580 and the 40 year truck rebuild was performed in October of 1993. The car has operated very little since it's rebuild and the last PC-1 inspection was dated 5/24/95. Some of the mechanical details include: Steel construction, H couplers, roller bearings, D-22 valves, tread comp shoes, HEP, 27 pin, main reservoir line, electro-mechanical air conditioning, over head and floor heat, emergency lights, markers, ISSH, drop equalizers, 480v/230v/110v d/c electrical system, all bedrooms equipped with Mircrophor toilets, 500 gal holding tank installed, 60 gal electric hot water. 


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