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    Viewliner II Part 4: Sleeping Car Production, Delivery, Speculation

    Don't mean to switch gears here..... Last week my brother and I took a trip on AMTK # 97 and # 98 from NYP to MIA. Noticed on these consists (along with 19/20 ; 51/50 and 49/48) that they running with only 2 amfleet ll coach cars. Anyone hear why? Where are the rest of the coaches being stored...
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    Amtrak's protocol for covid -19 (in lounge cars)?

    So quick question: For long distance trains, what is Amtrak's protocol for passengers sitting in the lounge cars and or sightseer lounge cars in conjunction with the covid-19 social distancing guidelines?
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    New Siemens Charger locomotive

    Nice ....I hope these Siemens Sprinter engines have finely tuned K5LA horns like the F-40's and not the second generation hybrid K5LA horns....
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    Pittsburgh PA

    My twin brother took me to a game there last season ..against the Colorado Rockies. Spot on .....gorgeous ball park and its surroundings....The day before the game we took the tour.
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    What Does Your Forum User Name Mean?

    When you can....complete those two train trips. ..You will enjoy them.....Theyxhave something good to bring to the LD table.
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    Progressive Railroading Dec 2019 Article

    Just a thought..... Would there be a benefit of adding a business class car (amfleet) on AMTK # 91 and # 92 since there is no dining car service? Much the same operation as AMTK # 51 and # 50.
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    Superliner Refresh?

    Just wondering if anyone has any word on the superliners getting the refresh interior the same way as the amfleet l/ll's.
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    Line Numbers/Consist Listings

    If only the Superliners could fit north of Baltimore and travel th.e NEC to New York.
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    Petition to Keep Dining Cars Now Approaching 50,000 signatures

    So..... I'm hearing that AMTK may switch to Coca-Cola products in the cafe/lounge cars. Any of you hearing the same thing?
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    Viewliner II Part 2: Dining Car Production, Delivery, Speculation

    Hoping they are not going to remove the dining car from 97/98.
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    Amfleet II Refresh

    Is there a timetable in which the interior refresh for both Amfleet ll coaches and lounge cars to be completed?
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    Amfleet II Refresh

    I have ridden in an Amfleet ll coach with the refresh interior on N/B # 98 from MIA-NYP a few days ago. ...Similar to the Amfleet business class. (Coach # 25062). I have also spotted three more Amfleet ll coach cars with the refresh in Hialeah yards. On my consist , a few of the coaches as...
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    Sumitomo/Siemens Contract for 137 Cars (former bi-levels)

    Random thought: Should Amtrak design a viewliner ll coach and lounge car as a replacement for the amfleet ll vehicles for long distance routes in the east...In order to make a consist uniformed along with the V-ll diners and sleepers like superliner consists?