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Location:California Capacity:Day 60, Night 42


Silver Lariat has a high guest capacity combined with a full commercial kitchen, and is capable of providing full formal dining for up to 60 guests in a single seating. A full bar provides beverage service, and our staff, who come from railroad business car backgrounds, provide service that is second to none. Full sound system including CD, IPod,and a PA system.


All stainless steel, built by Budd in 1948 as a women’s/children’s coach for the original California Zephyr. It was owned by the Burlington Route as part of its contribution to the equipment pool; briefly by Burlington Northern, then Amtrak. It spent its entire railroad service as a long-distance coach. Present owners purchased it from Amtrak in 1985, replaced all mechanical systems and upgraded it to its present form. Present owners performed a major renovation of the kitchen in 2007. Based in Los Angeles area.

Silver Lariat Interior Mural

Restored original mural.


View of Dome.

View of Dome.

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Rail Car Contact - Silver Lariat
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Contact Information

California Zephyr Railcar Charters
1146 Charleston St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Day: (714) 751-2032
Cell: (714) 264-9167
FAX: (714) 751-4920

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