Sleeping cars - Renaissance sleeping car

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Model:
Renaissance sleeping car

Built by:
Metropolitan-Cammell

Built in:
1995-96

Acquired by VIA Rail in:
December 2000 (put into service: summer 2002)

Number of units in fleet:
57

Unit number(s):
7500 to 7589

Configuration:
10 rooms with double occupancy

Did you know?

  • Each room is equipped with a toilet and half of the rooms have showers too.
  • These cars were originally designed for an overnight train called "The Nightstar". Unfortunately, the train was never put into service.
  • There are currently 29 inactive cars in the fleet - inconsecutively numbered from 7527 to 7589 - stored in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

 

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