METRA CAR ROSTER

BILEVEL CARS (FLAT SIDE/PAINTED)



Numbers    Type       Builder  Built    Notes

 553, 555  Club       ACF      1949     ex C&NW 553, 555
7600-7613  Coach      St Louis 1955     ex C&NW 1-7, 10-16
7650-7681  Coach      Pullman  1956     ex C&NW 17-48
7700-7801  Coach      Pullman  1960-61  ex C&NW 49-150
7802-7825  Coach      Pullman  1963-66  ex C&NW 201-224
7826-7837  Coach      Pullman  1967     ex C&NW 226-237
7838-7866  Coach      Pullman  1968-70  ex C&NW 301-329
7867-7871  Coach      Pullman  1970     ex RI 155-159
7880       Coach      Pullman  1958     ex C&NW 225
7881-7885  Coach      Pullman  1970     ex RI 115-119
7900-7901  Club       St Louis 1955     ex C&NW 8-9
8700-8749  Coach/Cab  Pullman  1960     ex C&NW 151-200
8750-8763  Coach/Cab  Pullman  1965-68  ex C&NW 251-264


Most cars have been retired.

Cars 553 and 555 were privately owned. They were single level former lounge cars 7901-7902, originally built for trains between Chicago and the West Coast, and were rebuilt for commuter service in 1961.

Cars 7900-7901 were originally bilevel coaches from the original C&NW series 1-16.

Car 7880, ex C&NW 225, was originally bilevel parlor car 6400 in intercity service, converted to a commuter coach in 1966.

Cars 7881-7885 were originally cab control cars on the Rock Island, cabs later deactivated.

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