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Mr.Technician

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I've been looking at future travel opportunities and the Heartland Flyer looks like a fun option for when I'm in Dallas visiting family. I noticed the consist is normally a coach/cafe + a couple of coaches + NPCU and loco. I don't see much online about the coach/cafe. Is it just a coach with an SSL like cafe on the bottom? Does anyone have pictures of one? Google seems to think I'm referring to generic coaches and cafes in general, not this specific combination.
 

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It's a bit different than an SSL. Heres a picture I found, it's not good quality ubt it shows you what it's like. IIRC there were no seats when I was last on the HF a few years ago.

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Are those the old cars that used to be on the Texas Eagle back when it split? I remember those as a kid!
 

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what they say on the HF website is that it is a SL2 coach with coach seating upstairs, and a cafe section downstairs.
 
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It's a bit different than an SSL. Heres a picture I found, it's not good quality ubt it shows you what it's like. IIRC there were no seats when I was last on the HF a few years ago.

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I rode the Heartland Flyer in 2019 and the downstairs looked like that. There may have been seats downstairs, but there was no "seating" downstairs. Passengers brought their food upstairs to eat at their seats.
 

Mr.Technician

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It's a bit different than an SSL. Heres a picture I found, it's not good quality ubt it shows you what it's like. IIRC there were no seats when I was last on the HF a few years ago.
Weird, it's not like anything I've seen before on the train!
 

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I rode the Heartland Flyer in 2019 and the downstairs looked like that. There may have been seats downstairs, but there was no "seating" downstairs. Passengers brought their food upstairs to eat at their seats.
Ditto.
 
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