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Amfleet Cab Car?

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I was looking at Mark1447's railfan pictures (Great pics by the way!:tup: ) and saw this.....

 

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Is this an Amfleet Cab car? Can somebody clarify this for me? If anyone has any other pictures please post.

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Looks like Corridor Clipper. It's an inspection car converted from an Amcoach. The Amfleet Cab Cars are the former Metroliner EMUs.

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isnt it former Metroliner MU cab car. Amtrak removed MU components and they were converted into cab control cars for push pull service. The Amfleet cars and the Metroliners were both built by budd so the Amfleet coaches were designed with the same outward appearance of the Metroliners.

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Looks like Corridor Clipper. It's an inspection car converted from an Amcoach. The Amfleet Cab Cars are the former Metroliner EMUs.

 

isnt it former Metroliner MU cab car. Amtrak removed MU components and they were converted into cab control cars for push pull service. The Amfleet cars and the Metroliners were both built by budd so the Amfleet coaches were designed with the same outward appearance of the Metroliners.

 

It looks like an EMU because it has pantographs on it. Could that cab car pull Amfleet coaches on it's own? That would look cool. But why would they have an inspection car connected to an Amtrak passenger service train

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Amtrak cabs in push-pull use on the Springfield shuttle:

 

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I'm guessing they add the Clipper to regular trains so they don't run a special for it.

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Thanks! Ive seen it before. Im wondering if this is for etehr the Lakeshore Limited or Maple Leaf.

 

I was looking at Mark1447's railfan pictures (Great pics by the way!:tup: ) and saw this.....

 

S7301389.jpg

 

Is this an Amfleet Cab car? Can somebody clarify this for me? If anyone has any other pictures please post.

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Corridor clipper is a modified amfleet, it has no traction capability, the pantograph is for catenary survey use only.

 

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Yea it is the Corridor Clipper. I realized I've seen that car before. Here it is surveying the tracks on Cape Cod for a possible return of commuter service back in 2007.

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