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Amtrak Car Layout


(note these may change over time)

Among that these include: (in order they might appear on a major train) Superliner Trains including the Capitol Limited, California Zepher, Southwest Chief:

  • Amtrak P-40 Appropirately names the "Genesis". They are manufactored by General Electric (GE). The are basically a passenger version of the freight loco the Dash 8 (Front)
  • Amtrak P-40

  • Amtrak Baggage Car(s)
  • Transition Sleeper (Crew Car)
  • Amtrak Phase II-IV Sleeper
  • Amtrak Phase II-IV Sleeper
  • Dining Car
  • Lounge Car (middle)
  • Coach Car
  • Coach Car
  • Coach Car (The 3rd one is dependent on how many passengers ride)
  • Mail Car (This is a variable there can be none or as many as Amtrak has to haul)
  • Road Railer (Ususally Tripple Crown trailers Owned by NS and the former Conrail. )(This is also a variable)


    Superliner Trains other than the ones above, includng, Sunset Limited and Texas Eagle and Empire Builder.
    Note: all of the three trains above split or rather join together at one point during the trip.
    The Sunset Limited and The Texas Eagle split to form two different trains.
    This is this trains consist after they join together:
  • Amtrak P-40 (x2 x3 sometimes x4.)
  • Amtrak Baggage Car(s)
  • Transition Sleeper (Crew Car)
  • Amtrak Phase II-IV Sleeper
  • Amtrak Phase II-IV Sleeper
  • Dining Car
  • Lounge Car (middle)
  • Coach Car
  • Coach Car
  • Coach Car
  • Coach Car (The 4rd one is dependent on how many passengers ride)
  • Sleeper
  • Mail Car (This is a variable there can be none or as many as Amtrak has to haul)
  • Road Railer (Ususally Tripple Crown trailers Owned by NS and the former Conrail. )(This is also a variable)