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Service cars - Observation Business car
Observation Business car
Budd Car Company
Acquired by VIA Rail in:
Number of units in fleet:
36 seats, bar, entertainment centre
Did you know?
- During its long lifespan, this car has belonged to eight different owners, including a private owner who named it after the city of Memphis, and BC Rail, where it was dubbed "Pavilion".
- When it was built in 1939, the car was known as the "Biscayne Bay".
- The Pavilion car was acquired by VIA Rail as part of a larger transaction, but remains inactive. It is currently stored at the Montréal Maintenance Centre.