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#41 willem

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Posted 21 June 2015 - 08:08 PM

Just tried a test booking online.  If you select "I have reduced mobility" and say you have a wheelchair and will sit in it during the trip, the H room comes up as the  option for a room.  If you select "I am a person who is deaf or has a hearing loss", only roomettes and bedrooms come up.


Thank you for investigating and reporting.

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Posted 22 June 2015 - 03:32 AM

I have to say I was seriously disappointed to discover what this thread was about...

 

Somehow, my imagination ranged around packs of beer, play, bedroom.....  

 

How immoderate!     :P 

 

 

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Posted 22 June 2015 - 10:57 PM

I have to say I was seriously disappointed to discover what this thread was about...

 

Somehow, my imagination ranged around packs of beer, play, bedroom.....  

 

How immoderate!     :P

 

 

Ed :cool:

Ed I have to agree with you about my mutual disappointment!

I would hazard a guess that it is a generational thing!



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Posted 23 June 2015 - 07:07 PM

I'm disappointed too - but for a different reason.  43 posts and 5 days have gone by and there's still no direct measurement of that space.  Nothing but guesses, estimates and suggestions to do something else.  We still don't know with any certainty:

   •  If the single seat can actually be removed by an SCA and

   •  If it can and the single seat is removed, how much actual floor space there actually is considering the support post remains in place.

I'd go measure it myself were it not for the fact that the nearest Amtrak station is a 6 hour drive from here.  Have a hunch this thread will continue to grow over the next week or so with no meaningful additions.  



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Posted 23 June 2015 - 08:17 PM

I'm disappointed too - but for a different reason.  43 posts and 5 days have gone by and there's still no direct measurement of that space.  Nothing but guesses, estimates and suggestions to do something else.  We still don't know with any certainty:

   •  If the single seat can actually be removed by an SCA and

   •  If it can and the single seat is removed, how much actual floor space there actually is considering the support post remains in place.

I'd go measure it myself were it not for the fact that the nearest Amtrak station is a 6 hour drive from here.  Have a hunch this thread will continue to grow over the next week or so with no meaningful additions.  

I've never heard of the single seat removed, so I would say that is doubtful. Although it does fold up, right? at least it does int he Viewliner. I think its bolted to the floor but the seat part can fold up like a theater seat. 



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Posted 26 June 2015 - 09:02 AM

So in an effort to reduce the amount of *stuff were packing along with us- I'm thinking we'll try to board as early as possible & if the p&p doesn't fit-leave it with our family whose riding us to the station.
This way we won't have to lug a 20lb waste of space with us.

Anyone know-how early before departure (11:59pm) one can board?
-if we can run back inside to rid ourselves of the p&p? <-I think this is an 'of course' thing but it's never dumb to ask.

Boarding in Pittsburgh, PA.
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Posted 26 June 2015 - 09:15 AM

You MAY have time to try setting it up since, I believe, Pittsburgh is a crew change stop, but I doubt you'll have the time you'll need since Pittsburgh is not a starting point for the CL. If the CL is running late, they'll leave as soon as the crew has switched. Somebody could be left behind.
Plus, I imagine it would be hard to get it up the narrow winding stairs quickly.

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Posted 26 June 2015 - 01:54 PM

This is from RRRick a week ago in in Post #24. . .

 

"Keep in mind that there normally is a folding chair on a post in the corner where the bag is shown."

 

. . to explain why the single chair could not be seen in the photo.  For all I know, it could have been removed by maintenance and simply never reinstalled!  Rawlyrocks still has no real idea whether or not her P&P will fit.     


Edited by niemi24s, 26 June 2015 - 02:02 PM.


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Posted 26 June 2015 - 07:23 PM

I don't know how That station works. But you could have an extra person go trackside that is staying home. And if it doesn't work. Drop it off with them.
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Posted 26 June 2015 - 09:35 PM

This sounds like a gigantic pain. I, for one, wouldn't want to lug a Pack & Play up and down those stairs, let alone wrestle with it in a bedroom. It's hard enough getting up those stairs with a suitcase. The idea of bringing it up just to test it and then hauling it back down again makes me annoyed and tired, and I'm not even the one doing it. ;)

 

I would either go with a travel crib or do the pillows/blankets/co-sleep thing.

 

My friend has this one and absolutely adores it:

 

 

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Posted 27 June 2015 - 07:57 AM

I talked to my son,who took our then 8 mo old granddaughter on the auto train last Christmas.  They used the car seat in daytime config and an eddie bauer "travel thing" for sleeping. They didn't even try the pack and play, and he doesn't think it would fit, but maybe the pad would work for play on the floor.

for myself being used to the bedrooms, I  can't imagine how you would be able to move around in the room, much less get into the bathroom.



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Posted 27 June 2015 - 08:40 AM

This sounds like a gigantic pain. I, for one, wouldn't want to lug a Pack & Play up and down those stairs, let alone wrestle with it in a bedroom. It's hard enough getting up those stairs with a suitcase. The idea of bringing it up just to test it and then hauling it back down again makes me annoyed and tired, and I'm not even the one doing it. ;)
 
I would either go with a travel crib or do the pillows/blankets/co-sleep thing.
 
My friend has this one and absolutely adores it:
 
 
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i believe the child is too big for a travel crib.

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Posted 28 June 2015 - 08:51 AM

On the CL super liner and the Greco Pack And Play Travel Lite fits wonderfully in bed room D with room to open the bathroom door and store two big backpacks, a sizable diaper bag and hefty purse. *when the bed is in couch mode.

(I quoted the name so others can find this answer through Google search)

This is a delightful journey! Thanks for the support!

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Posted 28 June 2015 - 08:53 AM

Will post dimensions later

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Posted 28 June 2015 - 08:57 AM

That's good to know. :) We get this question on occasion, so it will be good to have a reference.

 

I'm glad it worked out for you!


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Posted 28 June 2015 - 09:54 AM

Will post dimensions later

Great, and a photo if possible.



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Posted 28 June 2015 - 07:02 PM

But what if the adult chooses to sleep in the top bunk?  Can the bottom bunk remain in the daytime position?  

 

Simple answer to your question is, yes. I'm an early riser and my wife is not. I often get up, shower, and change the lower bunk to the sitting configuration while she's still asleep...


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Posted 12 February 2018 - 12:45 PM

Hey guys,

 

Long-dead topic, but we're looking at doing a Superliner Bedroom with an infant, and trying to figure out how workable this will be. It sounds as if the Travel Lite pack and play will fit (it's 33.5" x 23.2"), but maybe the lower bunk won't be able to be folded down -- all the way, or at all? 

 

It would seem that the room is 6'6" wide (78 inches), and the lower berth dimensions are 3'4", so in theory that would leave 38" of floor space. 

 

Anybody traveling soon that would be able to get the dimensions of the floor space on a Superliner?

 

Also, does the corner chair definitely fold up? Is it removable? Does it swing so that it can be stowed with the chair back to the window?


Edited by dcipjr, 12 February 2018 - 12:46 PM.





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