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Echo Canyon - American Rail Excursions
Address: 1701 Sauk Trail, Sauk Village, ILLINOIS, 60411 USA. Tel.: 708-758-6680 Toll Free:
Large View Former Union Pacific coach, Echo Canyon, was built in 1961 and represents some of the last developments in Budd design and technology. This 44-seat coach retains aspects of its vintage Union Pacific interior appearance and feature comfortable coach seating and two large bathrooms. The Echo Canyon is currently emerging from a complete rebuild and is equipped with many new features.
Click on photo to see interior Hits: 709    Rating: 1.40    Votes: 10 Rate/Vote It Added: 24-Sep-2002

Henry Hudson - American Rail Excursions
Address: 1701 Sauk Trail, Sauk Village, ILLINOIS, 60411 USA. Tel.: 708-758-6680 Toll Free:
Large View American Rail Excursions, Inc. is proud to announce the latest addition to our fine family of beautifully restored Budd built rail cars for charter or long-term lease, The "Henry Hudson"- a grill/buffet/diner (800644). Currently, The "Henry Hudson" is available for any rail trip requiring the services of a high capacity/volume food service car.
Click on photo to see interior Hits: 445    Rating: 1.67    Votes: 6 Rate/Vote It Added: 24-Sep-2002

Mohave - American Rail Excursions
Address: 1701 Sauk Trail, Sauk Village, ILLINOIS, 60411 USA. Tel.: 708-758-6680 Toll Free:
Large View Mohave, a 1953 Budd Built 48 Seat Coach originally built for the ATSF Railway Company's pool coach service, is ready for economical high capacity coach travel. Its gleaming, fluted, stainless steel exterior welcomes travelers back in time when rail travel was paramount. The interior of this car has been wonderfully appointed in an Indian motif, befitting its heritage. Although the Mohave was constructed over 47 years ago, it is as technologically up to date as today's most modern railway equipment. It is fully climate controlled for comfortable operation in any weather and fully FRA223 glazed with emergency exit windows.
Click on photo to see interior Hits: 290    Rating: 2.62    Votes: 8 Rate/Vote It Added: 24-Sep-2002

Royal Street - American Rail Excursions
Address: 1701 Sauk Trail, Sauk Village, ILLINOIS, 60411 USA. Tel.: 708-758-6680 Toll Free:
Large View After almost nine years of painstaking restoration work, Dr. James Giganti's Royal Street #800726 took to the rails on Saturday, March 24, 2001. This 1950 Pullman built stainless steel, 5-double bedroom sleeper, lounge, observation, round-end, former Louisville & Nashville (their contribution to the Crescent) tail car had a number of Dr. Jim's personal friends aboard to "christen the car" They enjoyed a delicious Italian luncheon catered by Lombardo's Restaurant, just adjacent to Royal Street's 'active' parking spot at St. Louis Union Station. The all-day run St. Louis-Kansas City-St. Louis provided a "live" test for Illinois Transit Assembly's Shop Foreman, Clyde Hentz. The car performed well and will return to ITAC's shops for some adjustments and conversion to ABDW braking system.
Click on photo to see interior Hits: 650    Rating: 1.57    Votes: 7 Rate/Vote It Added: 24-Sep-2002

Silver Quail - American Rail Excursions
Address: 1701 Sauk Trail, Sauk Village, ILLINOIS, 60411 USA. Tel.: 708-758-6680 Toll Free:
Large View American Rail Excursions, Inc. is proud to present another addition to our fine family of beautifully restored shining stainless steel streamlined cars, Silver Quail. The Silver Quail is a former CB&Q RR eleven double bedroom sleeping car that was assigned to the California Zephyr. The Burlington employed Silver Quail to utilize the Pullman Company's Tourist Sleeper Concept. Although outwardly, Silver Quail looks pretty much like it was built and configured, many modifications and improvements have been made. FRA233 safety glazing has been added throughout. All eleven bedrooms and all hallway windows have been upgraded to emergency exit type. Smoke detectors have been installed as well as 2-20lb. Tri-Class fire extinguishers.
Click on photo to see interior Hits: 342    Rating: 1.00    Votes: 6 Rate/Vote It Added: 24-Sep-2002

Wingate Brook - American Rail Excursions
Address: 1701 Sauk Trail, Sauk Village, ILLINOIS, 60411 USA. Tel.: 708-758-6680 Toll Free:
Large View American Rail Excursions, Inc. is pleased to announce its latest addition to our family of private passenger rail cars, the newly restored, technically advanced Executive Sleeper/Lounge/Observation rail car, "Wingate Brook" (#800487). A quite remarkable survivor of the Streamliner Era (circa 1948-1964), Wingate Brook boasts an art deco interior and elegant shining stainless steel exterior, making it very unique and prestigious among private rail cars.
Click on photo to see interior Hits: 634    Rating: 1.00    Votes: 6 Rate/Vote It Added: 24-Sep-2002

Sierra Hotel Deluxe Rail Cruising.
Address: 360 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1009, Chicago, ILLINOIS, 60601 USA. Tel.: 800-449-7796 Toll Free: 800-449-7796
Enjoy the event of a lifetime, travelling like royalty as you experience the luxuries of a private railroad car cruise. The Sierra Hotel offers a unique opportunity for campaigns, business entertainment, or incentive travel. This private railroad car has been rebuilt from the wheels up to provide all the comforts of home while capable of travelling at speeds up to 110 miles per hour. It is Amtrak® compatible and self-contained to ensure reliability.
Hits: 1254    Rating: 2.78    Votes: 9 Rate/Vote It Added: 14-Oct-2002

Golden Sand - American Rail Excursions
Address: 1701 Sauk Trail, Sauk Village, ILLINOIS, 60411 USA. Tel.: 708-758-6680 Toll Free:
Built by Budd in 1950 for the Southern Pacific, the Golden Sand is a 46-seat, ADA accessible coach. Its modifications for accessibility include a 36" end door, a full handicapped restroom facility, and a wheelchair lockdown. Full retention with heat protection has just been installed, as have new Northwest Rail Electric HVAC controls. It will undergo a 40-year rebuild following completion of its current lease, and a generator will be added later this year. The Golden Sand's accessibility and versatility make it an excellent lease candidate for excursions and short-line railroads.
Virtual Tour: Click Here for 360°x360° view of this railcar.
Hits: 447    Rating: 1.00    Votes: 6 Rate/Vote It Added: 24-Sep-2002

Puget Sound
Address: 360 N. Michigan Ave. #1009, Chicago, ILLINOIS, 60601 USA. Tel.: (800) 449-7796 Toll Free: (800) 449-7796
Built for the Great Northern Railway by The Budd Company in 1955 as dome-coach 1323 for service on the Chicago-Seattle/Portland "Empire Builder." Became Amtrak-owned 9463 in 1971. Totally rebuilt to deluxe dome-sleeper in 2001. 2 drawing rooms with 3 beds each, 2 compartments with 2 beds each. All rooms have audio visual system and enclosed bathrooms with shower. Full kitchen for dome dining.
Hits: 0    Rating: 1.88    Votes: 8 Rate/Vote It Added: 18-Mar-2003




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