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Location:California Capacity:Day 22, Night 20


Good beds and a smooth, quiet ride combine to provide the best night’s sleep available on the rails. New mattresses throughout are triple-sheeted with starched and pressed linens. Terry robes and other hotel amenities are provided. Large shower/changing room. Small galley-style kitchen for hot and cold beverage service. Attentive service by our professional staff.


All stainless steel, built by Budd in 1948 for the original California Zephyr. Owned by the Pennsylvania Railroad as its sole contribution to the CZ, and used in its early years as a transcontinental sleeper. Owned by Amtrak 1971-1985; purchased by David Goodheart in 1985; leased to California Zephyr Railcar Charters in 2001, then purchased by us in 2005. Silver Rapids appears in the 2008 movie, The Missing Person. Based in Los Angeles area.

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Rail Car Contact - Silver Rapids
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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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