Service cars - Renaissance service car
Renaissance service car
Acquired by VIA Rail in:
December 2000 (put into service: summer 2002)
Number of units in fleet:
7300 to 7316 and 7354 to 7359
Lounge and bedroom for a special needs passenger or for on-board staff.
Did you know?
- First-class passengers travelling in a Renaissance car enjoy free snacks and beverages.
- The galley equipment used in Renaissance cars were part of a set. In fact, many pieces of equipment still bear the logo of the UK rail company that originally ordered these cars... only to cancel the purchase later.
- There are currently three cars in the fleet - numbers 7354 to 7359 - that are empty shells. In fact, they have never been put into service and are being reserved for future use.