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Final Mail and Express Active Car Roster

Last Update: October 31, 2004



BAGGAGE, MAIL, EXPRESS & AUTO CARRIERS
On August 27, 2004, Amtrak, in a special advisory, announced that all mail and express service would be eliminated by early October. As of early October, many boxcars were been stored. RoadRailer service at Philadelphia had been terminated. There were still reports of sporadic equipment moves, though except for refrigerated ExpressTrak moves, these were generally empty equipment moves.
Package Express and Checked Baggage services continue to be offered.
Baggage & Mail Handling Cars Mail/Express


BAGGAGE & MHC
TYPE CAP'Y SERIES ACTIVE
Non-Powered Control Unit   90200-90368 15
Baggage   1001-1272 53
Material Handling Car*   1400-1473 0
Material Handling Car*   1502-1566 22
Coach Conv. Bag/Exp.   1702-1736 22
Coach Conv. Mail   1750-1763 14
"Vermonter" Bag   1800, 1802 2
"Ethan Allen/Adirondak" Bag   1851-1854 4
"Twilight Shoreliner" Bag**   1855-1857 3

Mail and Express Cars (RoadRailers/Boxcars)
TYPE SERIES ACTIVE
48' Mail RoadRailers AMTZ 410000-410165 159
53' Plate Vans AMTZ 460000-460253 249
53' "Duraplate" Plate Vans AMTZ 462000-462239
462997-462999
243
ReeferRailers AMTZ 414500-414507 8
50' Express Cars AMTK 70000-70049 0
60' Express Cars AMTK 71000-71199 65
60' Express Cars AMTK 71200-71299 100
60' Refrigerated ExpressTrak Cars AMTK 74001-74112 56
"MailMate" CouplerMates 5000-5099 92
"FreightMate" CouplerMates 5200-5311 107
intermediate bogies 5500-5849 309

DISCLAIMER/FINE PRINT
Amtrak does not endorse this page, nor does it sponsor this or any other On Track On Line page. Amtrak sources were used to compile this roster, but this page does not represent an official Amtrak roster, nor is this roster information endorsed by Amtrak.

The information on this page is as accurate as possible as of the date listed at the top of the page. Webmasters David and HaRRy wish to thank El Simon, Associate Editor of Passenger Train Journal, for his assistance in preparing this page.

The roster information is subject to change without notice. If you are aware of information in conflict with this page, please notify .

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