Location:Illinois Capacity:Day 22, Night 22


Six double bedrooms and 10 roomettes. One shower. Serves as a companion car to the Moonlight Dome and the Oliver Hazard Perry. All based in Cincinnati.


Built by The Budd Company in 1950 as 6 double bedroom, 10 roomette sleeping car 9020 for service on the Southern Pacific’s Los Angeles-New Orleans “Sunset Limited.” Acquired by Amtrak in 1971 and renumbered 2696. Converted to Heritage 10-6 sleeper with handicapped roomette in 1980. Renumbered to 2451 and named Birch Grove. Retired in 1995 and sold to current owner. Upgraded 2002-03. Complete interior upgrade in 2005.

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Cincinnati Railway Co.
11013 Kenwood Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45242

Email: info@cincinnatirailway.com

Day: (513) 791-7245
Eve: (859) 331-4344
FAX: (513) 791-0880

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