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VIA's New Passenger Cars - Coach seating area

Coach cars seat 50 passengers, 2-1 seating with under-seat baggage storage and overhead baggage racks. Seating is comfortable, with footrests and large seat-back trays.

VIA is purchasing 139 passenger cars designed for 200-kph business, overnight and one-night sleeper service. The purchase includes 72 Sleeper cars, 47 Coaches, and 20 Service cars. All cars have modern, clean appointments, with exteriors similar to VIA's existing LRC cars. These new cars were built in the mid-90s by ALSTOM for "Nightstar" service by European Nightstock Services, a consortium of five European railways, but for a number of reasons never went into service.

Photographer: VIA Rail Press Release
Website: VIA Rail Canada
Image: phot_ntra_0001.jpg, 450 x 447 jpg, 48K

(Added: 22-Jan-2001) - Hits: 2043 Rating: 6.45 Votes: 11 Rate/Vote for This Image

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