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  1. May 29, 2010 #1

    Donctor

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    I will no longer be maintaing this page (6/13/2014).

    As far as I am aware, these are the current line numbers/equipment requirements. Use the information however you like, but please keep in mind that train consists change, and there is no guarantee that any individual train will match what is listed below.

    Subject to change over the next few hours/days/weeks/months/years. All contributions and corrections welcome.

    1/2 [NOL-SAS-LAX]

    Sunset Limited

    4 sets (9 sets CHI cars)

    LAX pool (CHI/LAX pools, CHI cars)

    ----|---- —— Heritage Baggage

    0131|0231 —— Superliner Dorm/Sleeper

    0130|0230 —— Superliner Sleeper

    ----|---- —— Superliner Diner

    ----|---- —— Superliner Lounge

    0113|0213 —— Superliner Baggage Coach

    0112|0212 —— Superliner Coach

    2115|2215 —— Superliner Coach **[CHI]

    2130|2230 —— Superliner Sleeper **[CHI]

    **[CHI] - Cars operate CHI-SAS as part of 21/22, SAS-LAX as part of 1/2. See 21/22 listing for additional details.

    3/4

    Southwest Chief

    5 sets

    LAX pool

    ----|---- —— Heritage Baggage

    0340|0440 —— Superliner Dorm/Sleeper

    0331|0431 —— Superliner Sleeper

    0330|0430 —— Superliner Sleeper

    ----|---- —— Superliner Diner

    ----|---- —— Superliner Lounge

    0311|0411 —— Superliner Coach *

    0312|0412 —— Superliner Coach

    0313|0413 —— Superliner Coach (seasonal)

    * One of the coaches is almost always a baggage coach.

    5/6

    California Zephyr

    6 sets

    CHI pool

    ----|---- —— Heritage Baggage

    0540|0640 —— Superliner Dorm/Sleeper

    0510|0610 —— Superliner Coach *

    0511|0611 —— Superliner Coach

    0512|0612 —— Superliner Coach (seasonal)

    ----|---- —— Superliner Lounge

    ----|---- —— Superliner Diner

    0531|0631 —— Superliner Sleeper

    0532|0632 —— Superliner Sleeper

    0530|0630 —— Superliner Sleeper (seasonal CHI-DEN)

    * One of the coaches is often a baggage coach.

    7/8 [CHI-SPK-SEA]

    27/28 [CHI-SPK-PDX]

    807/808 [CHI-MSP only]

    Empire Builder

    6 sets (2 sets MSP coach - seasonal)

    CHI pool

    ----|---- [sEA] Heritage Baggage

    0732|0832 [sEA] Superliner Dorm/Sleeper

    0731|0831 [sEA] Superliner Sleeper (seasonal)

    0730|0830 [sEA] Superliner Sleeper

    ----|---- [sEA] Superliner Diner

    0711|0811 [sEA] Superliner Coach

    0712|0812 [sEA] Superliner Coach *

    ----|---- [PDX] Superliner Lounge

    2714|2814 [PDX] Superliner Coach ***

    2715|2815 [PDX] Superliner Coach

    2730|2830 [PDX] Superliner Sleeper

    0709|0809 [MSP] Superliner Coach (Snack Coach or Baggage Coach as sub) (seasonal)

    * One of the SEA coaches may be a baggage coach

    *** One of the PDX coaches must be a baggage coach.

    11/14

    Coast Starlight

    4 sets

    LAX pool

    ----|---- —— Heritage Baggage

    1140|1440 —— Superliner Dorm/Sleeper

    1132|1432 —— Superliner Sleeper (seasonal)

    1131|1431 —— Superliner Sleeper

    1130|1430 —— Superliner Sleeper

    ----|---- —— Hi Level "Pacific Parlour" Lounge (Superliner Lounge or Diner Lounge as sub)

    ----|---- —— Superliner Diner

    ----|---- —— Superliner Lounge

    1111|1411 —— Superliner Coach

    1112|1412 —— Superliner Coach ("Arcade" Coach)

    1113|1413 —— Superliner Coach

    1114|1414 —— Superliner Coach (seasonal)

    19/20

    Crescent

    4 sets

    HIA pool

    1943|2043 —— Amfleet II Coach

    1942|2042 —— Amfleet II Coach

    1941|2041 —— Amfleet II Coach

    1940|2040 —— Amfleet II Coach

    ----|---- —— Amfleet II Lounge

    ----|---- —— Heritage Diner

    1910|2010 —— Viewliner Sleeper

    1911|2011 —— Viewliner Sleeper

    ----|---- —— Heritage Baggage

    TEXAS EAGLE (SUNSET DAYS) — 6 sets w/City of New Orleans
    6 sets NOL-CHI-SAS (each set: 1 dorm, 1 Diner/Lounge, 1 Lounge, 1 Coach/bag, 1 Coach
    9 sets NOL-CHI-SAS-LAX (each set: 1 Sleeper, 1 Coach)
    2 cars CHI-STL (seasonal)

    2132|2232 [CHI-SAS] Superliner Dorm/Sleeper
    2130|2230 [CHI-LAX] Superliner Sleeper
    ----|---- [CHI-SAS] Superliner Diner ("Cross Country Café")
    ----|---- [CHI-SAS] Superliner Lounge
    2110|2210 [CHI-SAS] Superliner Coach Baggage
    2111|2211 [CHI-SAS] Superliner Coach
    2115|2215 [CHI-LAX] Superliner Coach
    3210|3220 [CHI-STL] Superliner Coach*

    * seasonal


    TEXAS EAGLE (NON-SUNSET DAYS)

    2132|2232 [CHI-SAS] Superliner Dorm/Sleeper
    2120|2220 [CHI-SAS] Superliner Sleeper
    ----|---- [CHI-SAS] Superliner Diner ("Cross Country Café")
    ----|---- [CHI-SAS] Superliner Lounge
    2110|2210 [CHI-SAS] Superliner Coach Baggage
    2111|2211 [CHI-SAS] Superliner Coach
    2112|2212 [CHI-SAS] Superliner Coach
    3210|3220 [CHI-STL] Superliner Coach*

    * seasonal

    29/30

    Capitol Limited

    3 sets

    CHI pool

    ----|---- —— Heritage Baggage

    2909|3009 —— Superliner Dorm/Sleeper

    2901|3001 —— Superliner Sleeper

    2900|3000 —— Superliner Sleeper

    ----|---- —— Superliner Diner

    ----|---- —— Superliner Lounge

    2930|3030 —— Superliner Coach

    2931|3031 —— Superliner Coach *

    2932|3032 —— Superliner Coach (seasonal)

    * One of the coaches is often a baggage coach.

    42/43

    Pennsylvanian

    4 sets with 89/90

    HIA/NEC pool

    4233|4333 —— Amfleet II Coach

    4232|4332 —— Amfleet II Coach

    4231|4331 —— Amfleet II Coach

    4230|4330 —— Amfleet I Coach

    ----|---- —— Amfleet I Dinette

    4201|4301 —— Amfleet I Business

    48/49 [CHI-ALB-NYP]

    448/449 [CHI-ALB-BOS]

    Lake Shore Limited

    3 sets

    ----|---- [bOS] Heritage Baggage (working/live bag ALB-CHI)

    4820|4920 [bOS] Viewliner Sleeper

    4841|4941 [bOS] Amfleet II Coach (Amfleet I Business as sub)

    4840|4940 [bOS] Amfleet II Coach (Amfleet I Business as sub)

    ----|---- [bOS] Amfleet II Lounge

    4833|4933 [NYP] Amfleet II Coach

    4832|4932 [NYP] Amfleet II Coach

    4831|4931 [NYP] Amfleet II Coach

    4830|4930 [NYP] Amfleet II Coach

    ----|---- [NYP] Amfleet II Lounge (unstaffed) (seasonal)

    ----|---- [NYP] Heritage Diner or Viewliner Diner

    4811|4911 [NYP] Viewliner Sleeper

    4812|4912 [NYP] Viewliner Sleeper

    ----|---- [NYP] Heritage Baggage

    50/51

    Cardinal

    2 sets

    5032|5132 —— Amfleet II Coach

    5031|5131 —— Amfleet II Coach

    5030|5130 —— Amfleet II Coach

    ----|---- —— Amfleet II Lounge (as Diner Lounge)

    5000|5100 —— Viewliner Sleeper

    ----|---- —— Heritage Baggage

    52/53

    Auto Train

    UNDER CONSTRUCTION

    2 sets

    SFA pool

    ----|---- —— Superliner Dorm

    5245|5345 —— Superliner Sleeper

    5243|5343 —— Superliner Sleeper

    5241|5341 —— Superliner Deluxe Sleeper

    ----|---- —— Superliner Auto Train Lounge (for sleeper pax)

    ----|---- —— Superliner Diner (for sleeper pax)

    5240|5340 —— Superliner Deluxe Sleeper

    5242|5342 —— Superliner Sleeper

    5244|5344 —— Superliner Sleeper

    5210|5310 —— Superliner Coach

    5211|5311 —— Superliner Coach

    5212|5312 —— Superliner Coach

    5213|5313 —— Superliner Coach

    ----|---- —— Superliner Auto Train Lounge (for coach pax)

    ----|---- —— Superliner Diner (for coach pax)

    ----|---- —— Superliner Diner (overflow seating for coach pax)

    ....|.... —— Auto carriers

    58/59

    City of New Orleans

    CHI pool

    ----|---- —— Superliner Dorm/Sleeper

    5809|5909 —— Superliner Sleeper

    5800|5900 —— Superliner Diner (37000-series Diner Lounge)

    ----|---- —— Superliner Lounge

    5830|5930 —— Superliner Coach/Baggage

    5831|5931 —— Superliner Coach

    5832|5932 —— Superliner Coach

    63/64

    Maple Leaf

    2 sets

    HIA/NEC pool

    ----|---- —— Amfleet II Coach

    ----|---- —— Amfleet II Coach

    ----|---- —— Amfleet II Coach

    ----|---- —— Amfleet I Coach

    6301|6401 —— Amfleet I Club-Dinette

    66/67

    Northeast Regional

    ex-Night Owl

    2 sets

    NEC pool

    ----|---- —— Heritage Baggage

    ----|---- —— Amfleet I Coach

    ----|---- —— Amfleet I Coach

    ----|---- —— Amfleet I Coach

    ----|---- —— Amfleet I Coach

    6601|6701 —— Amfleet I Club-Dinette

    68/69

    Adirondack

    2 sets (except NYP-ALB car, 1 set)

    HIA/NEC pool

    ----|---- —— Amfleet I Coach [NYP-ALB only] (seasonal)

    ----|---- —— Amfleet I Coach

    ----|---- —— Amfleet I Coach

    ----|---- —— Amfleet I Dinette

    ----|---- —— Amfleet II Coach

    ----|---- —— Amfleet II Coach

    79/80

    Carolinian

    2 sets

    ----|---- —— Heritage Baggage

    7911|8011 —— Amfleet I Business

    ----|---- —— Amfleet I Dinette

    7912|8012 —— Amfleet I Coach

    7913|8013 —— Amfleet I Coach

    7914|8014 —— Amfleet I Coach

    7915|8015 —— Amfleet I Coach

    89/90

    Palmetto

    4 sets with 42/43 (minus baggage - 2 cars)

    ----|---- —— Heritage Baggage

    8920|9020 —— Amfleet I Business

    ----|---- —— Amfleet I Dinette

    8940|9040 —— Amfleet I Coach

    8941|9041 —— Amfleet II Coach

    8942|9042 —— Amfleet II Coach

    8943|9043 —— Amfleet II Coach

    91/92

    Silver Star

    4 sets

    9143|9243 —— Amfleet II Coach

    9142|9242 —— Amfleet II Coach

    9141|9241 —— Amfleet II Coach

    9140|9240 —— Amfleet II Coach

    ----|---- —— Amfleet II Lounge

    ----|---- —— Heritage Diner

    9110|9210 —— Viewliner Sleeper

    9111|9211 —— Viewliner Sleeper

    ----|---- —— Heritage Baggage

    97/98

    Silver Meteor

    4 sets

    9744|9844 —— Amfleet II Coach (seasonal)

    9743|9843 —— Amfleet II Coach

    9742|9842 —— Amfleet II Coach

    9741|9841 —— Amfleet II Coach

    9740|9840 —— Amfleet II Coach

    ----|---- —— Amfleet II Lounge

    ----|---- —— Heritage Diner

    9710|9810 —— Viewliner Sleeper

    9711|9811 —— Viewliner Sleeper

    9712|9812 —— Viewliner Sleeper

    ----|---- —— Heritage Baggage
     
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  2. Jun 22, 2010 #2

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  3. Jul 6, 2010 #3

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  4. Jul 6, 2010 #4

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    Sleeper to DEN?

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  5. Jul 6, 2010 #5

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  6. Jul 6, 2010 #6

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    That's new to me. Any ideas on why?

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  7. Jul 6, 2010 #7

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    Amtrak has been running a short turn sleeper to Denver on and off for a number of years, largely when they actually have enough equipment to do so. They don't have enough to send it all the way to Cali, and the demand for sleeper space CHI-DEN is high enough to warrant the short turn sleeper during the summer months.
     
  8. Jul 6, 2010 #8

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    It takes three cars to do the DEN sleeper. It would take six to run a third "regular" sleeper to EMY.
     
  9. Jul 6, 2010 #9

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    Think population ridership demographics. Think how much more populated it is from CHI to DEN.

    Pickng up a 1964 Burlington timetable I find the CZ wih 12 cars and the Denver Zephyr wth 12 to 15 cars some of them seasonal.

    Looks like if Amtrak only had the equipment they would run a lot more than a car or two only to Denver.

    Th Denver Zephyr schedule was more geared to the overnight business traveler than was the CZ, especially eastbound. But it had a high vacation component also because some of it went all the way to Colorado Springs
     
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    It's been a couple of months since I've ridden but have they put the sleepers back on the head end of the Crescent?
     
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  12. Jul 6, 2010 #12

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    Cardinal, Crescent and Silver Service.
     
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    I certainly appreciate the line numbers for the train consists. Recently I made two long distance roundtrip AGR reservations with sleeping accomodations. There was a total of eleven trains that required sleeper selections. I made it a point whenever possible to select the car closest to the dining car. Thanks for providing this information.
     
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    Thank you, Donctor, for making the numbering system easy for me to understand!
     
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    Thanks to the OP for this very helpful and informative thread!
     
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    Thanks for keeping these up to date, they're a really nice resource.
     
  21. Dec 20, 2010 #21

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    Two questions.

     

    Is there no 2120/2220 on SL days; i.e., does the TE always only have one sleeper?

     

    Do they really split up the two thru cars, 2130/2230 and 2115/2215 and put one in between the trans-dorm and CCC and the other on the end? I guess with a 7+ hour layover, they can do whatever they want.
     
  22. Dec 20, 2010 #22

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    From a reply in other thread here, I thought with this latest experiment with the Viewliners on the rear, that the Heritage Baggage also moved from the first car, to the last car, to eliminate the Viewliner's tendency to "tail wag". :eek:hboy:
     
  23. Dec 20, 2010 #23

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    My understanding was the comment said that the bag would potentially solve the wagging, but not that it had been done.
     
  24. Dec 20, 2010 #24

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    Yup! Every day the Texas Eagle consist is the exact same. On Sunset days, the lone sleeper is the 2120/2220 car, and on Sunset days, that sleeper is the 2130/2230 car.

     

    I've never been able to stay awake to see the switching in SAS, but I know it is quite complicated. On through Sunset days, the sleeper is indeed taken out of the middle of the consist and tacked onto the last coach then tacked on to westbound Sunset.

     

    Going eastbound, the Eagle sleeper is taken off the Sunset consist and put back into the middle of the Texas Eagle consist, ready to go northbound later in the morning.
     
  25. Dec 20, 2010 #25

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