- Oct 21, 2015
The route of the Silver Star is flat. The route of the Starlight has some serious grades!The only thing I’m wondering is why two engines? A P42DC can pull up to 9 cars at a time. When I rode the Star in 2019, it only had one engine. It had 4 coaches, 1 lounge, 2 sleepers and 1 baggage on the rear.