According to wikipedia, Metra still uses some cars that are so old they pre-date Amtrak. Which line would I need to ride to enjoy a ride in these cars?
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eolesen wrote: ↑Wed Oct 06, 2021 8:17 am The oldest car in regular revenue service would be the CNW 553 (METX 553), built in 1949. It's a subscription car but memberships are available to anyone space permitting.Are anyone still using the ex DLW MUs which were a staple of 80s tourist trains?
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GWoodle wrote: ↑Sun Oct 10, 2021 9:32 pmNot counting any ex-ATSF Budd cars on the Tennessee Central museum train. Also ex-RDC on Tennessee Valley museum trains. I suppose these museum trains can count as at least monthly or weekly service. You can still buy a ticket to ride them.If you are going down that rail-road take a look at the CVSR (Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad) running regular service including National Park trains and Bike/Rail and Kayak/Rail service. They have several cars from the 1940s.