Railroad related web content provided as an educational volunteer effort of the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation (APRHF), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. To help preserve passenger rail heritage click here to join today! Support APRHF by shopping at Amazon Smile!
Custom Search
HOME APRHF TRAINWEB.COM .NET .ORG .US FORUM FACEBOOK NEWS LINKS TRAVEL RAILFAN MODEL JOBS PARTY
TrainWeb Reports & Web Sites: Featured Today! Previously Featured Slideshows Highlighted Past The Big Stories Directory

Alaska Railroad new Single Level Dome 556

Ready to leave Ft. Lupton, CO. April, 2006. Photo by Steve Peck

Type of Car: Single Level Dome Coach
Seating
 
Coach: 68
Dimensions
 
Length: 85 feet
Height: 12 feet, 11 inches
Weight: ?
Platform Size : None
Kitchen/Galley: Yes
Restrooms: 2
ADA Features: 1 ADA Restroom
History
 
Built: April, 2006.
Ran as: Alaska Railroad (ARR) 556

Notes: For 2006, Alaska Railroad will receive the first single level domes completed in six years with two cars numbered 555 and 556. Though not all of the details have been released yet, an RFP for the cars specified that they were to have seating for 76-80 in a four top table arrangement similar to the current cars in the ARR fleet.

In addition, the cars will include a small galley equipped for serving aproximately 80 light meals an hour. The galley will occupy one end of the car, while the restrooms will occupy the opposite end. The cars will also have a small service bar in the center of the car in place of one of the four top booths.


Ft. Lupton, CO. April, 2006. Photo by Steve Peck

Return to the roster page


View TrainWeb.US Stats

Click below for pages in the directory of TrainWeb sites:
0-9 A B C D E
F G H I J K
L M N O P Q
R S T U V W
X Y Z
CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL CATEGORY DIRECTORY

Visit our Rail Magazine promotion trading partners:      (Click here to add your print rail magazine.)


Custom Search
TrainWeb Reports & Web Sites: Featured Today! Previously Featured Slideshows Highlighted Past The Big Stories Directory
HOME APRHF TRAINWEB.COM .NET .ORG .US FORUM FACEBOOK NEWS LINKS TRAVEL RAILFAN MODEL JOBS PARTY
Newsletter | About Us | Contact Us | Advertise With Us | Silver Rails Country for Train Enthusiasts
View Stats  | Page updated:02/08/2016  | Version 2016b08c  | Links  | ©2015-2017 NordiLusta, LLC