Metrolink cars on SW Chief Saturdays departure from LAX

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Metrolink cars on SW Chief Saturdays departure from LAX
Posted by narig01 on Sunday, August 4, 2019 4:28 PM

Train 4 departing Los Angeles on 3 August has 5 Metrolink cars behind the 3 locomotives.  FYI

The train passed the Flagstaff at 428am.

 

FWIW  IGN

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Posted by daveklepper on Monday, August 5, 2019 1:43 AM

On time?

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Posted by JPS1 on Monday, August 5, 2019 9:46 AM

daveklepper
 On time? 

According to Amtrak, the train was 22 minutes late on August 3rd.  It is scheduled into Flagstaff at 4:19 am.

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Posted by daveklepper on Monday, August 5, 2019 9:57 AM

So, only nine minutes late at Ffagstaff on 4 August.

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Posted by charlie hebdo on Monday, August 5, 2019 12:17 PM

Why are Metrolink cars heading east on the Chief?

 

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Posted by Overmod on Monday, August 5, 2019 3:56 PM

charlie hebdo
Why are Metrolink cars heading east on the Chief?

It gets even better, if I'm not mistaken: they're heading for Milwaukee.

This should be one of the moves to SYSTRA, in the old Talgo facility, which has a contract to revamp 50 of these Sentinel cars with further option for another 71 if budget, time, and quality indicate they can do the work well.

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 12:25 AM

Wonder if these were out of service cars or taken from active asignments ?

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Posted by ATSFGuy on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:13 AM

Any photos?

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Posted by CSSHEGEWISCH on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:57 AM

I just the cars this morning at Amtrak's Chicago coach yard while on my morning ride to work.

The daily commute is part of everyday life but I get two rides a day out of it. Paul

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