Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters, etc

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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters,

Post by jhdeasy » Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:24 pm

PV photo opportunity:

MOUNT VERNON on train 50(21) from CHI to WAS, then on train 20(22) from WAS to NYP.

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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters,

Post by hazmatmess » Sun Jun 24, 2018 7:21 pm

Just curious, anybody know what private car was on an Amtrak train on Friday evening? Was with my son waiting for NJT at Metropark and an Amtrak train passed through North at about 445pm and the first car was a private PRR car. I think I saw Colonial Crafts on it But was not sure. Camera app loaded too slow to catch a picture of it. It wasn’t an observation car either.
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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters,

Post by chuchubob » Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:52 am

PRR FRANK THOMPSON, formerly LOUIS SOCKALEXIS, was on train 42 Pennsylvanian on Sunday.

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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters,

Post by JimBoylan » Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:51 pm

hazmatmess wrote:Just curious, anybody know what private car was on an Amtrak train on Friday evening? Was with my son waiting for NJT at Metropark and an Amtrak train passed through North at about 445pm and the first car was a private PRR car. I think I saw Colonial Crafts on it But was not sure. Camera app loaded too slow to catch a picture of it. It wasn’t an observation car either.
Thanks
"Colonial Crafts" is the name of an active Private Car.

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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters,

Post by jhdeasy » Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:32 am

PV photo opportunity: NAVY 118 on train 50(28) from CHI to WAS.

Then on train 65(30) from WAS to NPN.

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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters,

Post by jhdeasy » Sun Jul 01, 2018 1:31 am

PV photo opportunity:

BERLIN on train 50(30) from HUN to WAS.
DEARING on train 90(01) from SAV to WAS.
BERLIN and DEARING on train 172(02) from WAS to BOS.

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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters,

Post by jhdeasy » Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:54 pm

jhdeasy wrote:PV photo opportunity:

BERLIN and DEARING on train 172(02) from WAS to BOS.
Train 172(03) from WAS to BOS.

Return on train 173(05) from BOS to WAS.

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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters,

Post by liftedjeep » Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:23 am

jhdeasy wrote:
jhdeasy wrote:PV photo opportunity:

BERLIN and DEARING on train 172(02) from WAS to BOS.
Train 172(03) from WAS to BOS.

Return on train 173(05) from BOS to WAS.
Train 172(03) just crossed over Frankford Ave in Philadelphia with the two aforementioned PVs. City Sprinter #642 "Veterans Unit" is on the point.
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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters,

Post by Train2009 » Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:34 pm

jhdeasy wrote:
jhdeasy wrote:PV photo opportunity:

BERLIN and DEARING on train 172(02) from WAS to BOS.
Train 172(03) from WAS to BOS.

Return on train 173(05) from BOS to WAS.
Not only I caught train #172 with the 2 Private cars in Southport, CT this afternoon I also caught a Amfleet II Lounge Car in service on train #95 this morning subsituting for the regular Amfleet I Cafe car.

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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters,

Post by R36 Combine Coach » Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:57 pm

Train2009 wrote:Not only I caught train #172 with the 2 Private cars in Southport, CT this afternoon I also caught a Amfleet II Lounge Car in service on train #95 this morning subsituting for the regular Amfleet I Cafe car.
Given the number of Amfleet II Diner/Lounges (only 24 after 28002 wrecked), they are too few to be put on corridor service, especially as they are being used for dining service on Silver Star, Lake Shore and Cardinal. Unless no spare Amfleet I cars were available.
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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters,

Post by Backshophoss » Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:24 am

With the Lake shore and the Cardinal finally getting their View II Diners a few of the "diner light" cars can wander on the NEC now.
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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters,

Post by jhdeasy » Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:24 pm

Backshophoss wrote:With the Lake shore and the Cardinal finally getting their View II Diners a few of the "diner light" cars can wander on the NEC now.
We rode train 50 of June 21 from CHI to WAS and there was no Viewliner II diner on the train. Food and beverage service was provided from an Amfleet II cafe lounge car.

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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters,

Post by Dick H » Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:31 pm

Pvt Car Dearing bringing up the markers at Kingston RI on Amtrak #172 on July 3rd.
Thanks to Bob Burnham for the photo.
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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters,

Post by CVRA7 » Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:33 am

Private cars "Berlin" and "Dearing" on train 173 today, Boston to Washington.

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Re: Uniq. Eqpmt Sightings: Private Varnish (PV's), Charters,

Post by Train2009 » Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:19 pm

CVRA7 wrote:Private cars "Berlin" and "Dearing" on train 173 today, Boston to Washington.
Caught it in Mamaroneck, NY this afternoon, not only that I also saw a Amfleet II on the head - end of train #174.

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