Alaska Railroad Passenger Cars

Retired Passenger Car Roster


ARR Road
Number
Original
Number
Description
Year
Built
Built
By
Acquired
by ARR
Retired
Remarks
B-1   Business car         in service 1921; eng drawing
2     1927 Pullman     eng drawing
3 ?? Parlor Observation ??? PCF . . .
4              
5   Parlor Observation 1916 PCF 1935 1960 Once served as the Seward Chamber of Commerce, (photo), (photo); eng drawing; eng_drawing3
6 . . . . . . "Yukon" (photo); eng drawing, eng drawing2; eng_drawing3
7              
8              
9 . Buffet-bar-lounge 1945 ACF 1948 . ex hospital car, acquired surplus; rebuilt 1949
10 . Buffet-bar-lounge 1945 ACF 1948 . ex hospital car, acquired surplus; rebuilt 1949; parked in place at McKinley Park Station Hotel (1984-?)
11 . . . . 1924 . eng drawings
12 . . . . 1924 . eng drawings
13              
Reedy . . . . . . Special tourist train used in 1925
14             eng drawings
15             eng drawings
16 . ??? . . . . eng drawings
17             eng_drawings
18 . . . . . . eng_drawings
19             eng drawings
20 . ??? 1945 PCF . . ex kitchen car, acquired surplus; more; retire; eng drawings
21 . 60 seat coach . . . . retire; eng drawings
22 . 60 seat coach . . . . retire
23 . 60 seat coach . . . . retire
24 . 60 seat coach . . . . retire
25 . 60 seat coach . . . .  
26 . 60 seat coach . . . .  
27 . 60 seat coach . . . .  
28, 28 . 60 seat coach . . . .  
29              
30 . 60 seat coach . . . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt 1948 by Puget sound Bridge and Dredging Company, more
31 . 60 seat coach . . . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt 1948 by Puget sound Bridge and Dredging Company, more
32 . 60 seat coach . . . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s
33 . 60 seat coach . . . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s
34 . 60 seat coach . . . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s
35 . 52 seat coach . . . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s
36 . 52 seat coach . . . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s
37 . 52 seat coach 1945 PCF . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s; more
38 . 52 seat coach . . . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s
39 . 52 seat coach . . . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s
40 . 60 seat coach . . . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s
41              
42              
43 . 76 seat coach . ACF . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s
44 . 76 seat coach . . . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s
45 . 76 seat coach . . . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s
46 . 76 seat coach . . . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s; more
47 . 76 seat coach . . . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s
51 . ??? 1945 PCF . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s; more
57 . Baggage-Mail Express . . . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s; more
58 . Baggage-Mail Express . . . . Rebuilt from US Army Hospital and Bureau of Mines cars 1947-1949 by Puget Sound; acquired surplus
59, 59 . Baggage-Mail Express . . . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s
60 . Baggage-Mail Express . . . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s
61 . Baggage-Mail Express . . . . Rebuilt from US Army Hospital and Bureau of Mines cars 1947-1949 by Puget Sound; acquired surplus
62              
65   Baggage          
66   Baggage          
67   Baggage          
71   Diner         in service July12 1923 on Presidential Special per ARR Prince page 500.
72   Baggage          
73 . Baggage 1943 ACF 1958 . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s
74 . Baggage 1943 ACF 1958 . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s
75   Baggabe          
84 . . . . . . .
86 . Baggage 48 seat coach     . . ex U.S. Army Hospital car, acquired surplus, rebuilt late 1940s
87 . Baggage 48 seat coach 1945 ACF 1949 & 1950 . Rebuilt from US Army Hospital and Bureau of Mines cars 1949 by Puget Sound; acquired surplus
88 . Baggage 48 seat coach 1945 ACF 1949 & 1950 . Rebuilt from US Army Hospital and Bureau of Mines cars 1949 by Puget Sound; acquired surplus
89 . Baggage 48 seat coach 1945 ACF 1949 & 1950 . Rebuilt from US Army Hospital and Bureau of Mines cars 1949 by Puget Sound; acquired surplus (photo)
90 . Sleeper 1925 . 1955 . ex Pullman "Raphael"; renamed "Mt.Susitna" (photo)
91 . Sleeper 1924 . 1955 . ex Pullman "Flowtow"; renamed "Mt. Iliama"
92 . Sleeper 1924 . 1956 1973 ex Pullman "McCord"; renamed "Lake Minchumina"
321 CNOTP 3869 AutoTrain Diner 1949 Budd 2000   reblt by Beech Grove; unserviceable; sold to Alaska Metals Recycling 11/05; scrapped
322 L&N 2790 AutoTrain Diner 1949 Budd 2000   reblt by Beech Grove; unserviceable; sold to Alaska Metals Recycling 11/05; scrapped
323 Lounge       2005 2009 ex-Montana Rockies Rail Tours (Yellowstone Park); leased
353 Cafe diner       2005 2008 ex-Montana Rockies Rail Tours; leased
600 SP 3712 Gallery Coach 1954 ACF 1990   Built for SP Co. (#3712) with 145 seats; ARR removed eight seats to accommode wheel chairs; sold to Alaska Metals Recycling 11/05
601 SP 3717 Gallery Coach 1954 ACF ca '90 ca '00 Built for SP commute between SF & San Jose; more
602 SP 3730 Gallery Coach 1954 ACF ca '90 ca '00 Built for SP commute between SF & San Jose; more
4002 UP 4002 Cafe-lounge 1955 ACF 1971 . Rebuilt from L.C. diner in 1960; Whittier Visitor Center early 1980s
4006 UP 4006 Diner . . . . .
4806 UP 4806 Diner 1949 ACF 1971 . .
4815 UP 4815 Diner 1949 ACF 1971 ca '89 (photo) Built by A.C.F. in lot number 3022; floor plan 7667157. Delivered to the Union Pacific in April 1949. The car was sold to the Alaska Railroad in 1971, then in 2001 sold to Monad Railway Equipment. held until 2002; sold to Orlenko. Arizona Railway Museum purchased the car in May 2003 and it was delivered to ARM in September 2005. AZMX 4815, Sept. 2009
4836 ATSF 1491 Diner 1942 Budd 1981 ca '89 Built for Super Chief, Amtrak 8036 in 1971; more
4842 ATSF 1497 Diner 1942 Budd 1981 ca '89 Built for Super Chief, Amtrak 8042 in 1971
5004 UP 5004 Lunch Cafe 1949 ACF 1971 . AOEX 800301 "Zurich" - Built as UP 5004, later Alaska Railroad 5004 (rebuilt from Cafe Lounge in 1960), then American-European Express AE-7 "Zurich"
5012 UP 5012 Lunch Cafe 1959 StLCC 1971 ca '89 .
5013 UP 5013 Lunch Cafe 1959 StLCC 1971 ca '89 .
5014 UP 5014 Lunch Cafe 1959 StLCC 1971 ca '89 AOEX 800308 "Chicago" - Built as UP 5014, later Alaska Railroad 5014, then American-European Express AE-8 "Chicago".
5200 SOU 816 Coach 1949 Budd 1981 ca '89 Amtrak 5278; exx SR 816 Budd blt 1949
5201 SOU 817 Coach 1949 Budd 1981 ca '89 Amtrak 5279; exx SR 817 Budd blt 1949, as of 2008 MRLX 5201
5202 SOU 819 Coach 1949 Budd 1981 ca '89 Amtrak 5280; exx SR 819 Budd blt 1949
5203 SOU 820 Coach 1949 Budd 1981 ca '89 Amtrak 5281; exx SR 820 Budd blt 1949
5204 SOU 821 Coach 1949 Budd 1981 ca '89 Amtrak 5282; exx SR 821 Budd blt 1949
5205 SOU 822 Coach 1949 Budd 1981 ca '89 Amtrak 5283; exx SR 822 Budd blt 1949
5206 SOU 828 Coach 1949 Budd 1981 ca '89 Amtrak 5289; exx SR 828 Budd blt 1949, more
5220 C of G 665 Coach 1947 Budd 1981 ca '89 Amtrak 5485, SOU 665, Central of Georgia "Ft McPherson" blt 1947
5403 UP 5403 44 seat Coach 1950 PS 1971 ca '89 Built for UP Overland Route trains; KCS 1887 Port Arthur (ex-RCA Missouri River, exx ARR 5403, nee-UP 5403)
5404 UP 5404 44 seat Coach 1950 PS 1971 ca '89 Built for UP Overland Route trains
5408 UP 5408 44 seat Coach 1950 PS 1971 ca '89 Built for UP Overland Route trains
5413 UP 5413 44 seat Coach 1950 PS 1971 ca '89 Built for UP Overland Route trains
5415 UP 5415 44 seat Coach 1950 PS 1971 ca '89 Built for UP Overland Route trains; Sold to New Georgia RR in 1987 as NGRR #2001, renumbers to #1511
5416 UP 5416 44 seat Coach 1950 PS 1971 ca '89 Built for UP Overland Route trains; Sold to New Georgia RR in 1987 as NGRR #2002, renumbers to #1512; Sold to the Florida Railroad Museum in 1990s numbered 2002
5420 UP 5420 44 seat Coach 1950 PS 1971 ca '89 Built for UP Overland Route trains
5424 UP 5424 44 seat Coach 1950 PS 1971 ca '89 Built for UP Overland Route trains
5428 UP 5428 44 seat Coach 1950 PS 1971 ca '89 Built for UP Overland Route trains
5437 UP 5437 44 seat Coach 1950 PS 1971 ca '89 Built for UP Overland Route trains; now for sale
5441 UP 5441 44 seat Coach 1950 PS 1971 ca '89 Built for UP Overland Route trains; More
5443 UP 5443 44 seat Coach 1950 PS 1971 ca '89 Built for UP Overland Route trains; Sold to Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey (RBBX 42023)
5715 UP 5715 Mail storage 1956 ACF 1957 . Power car; KCS 1969 Laredo (ex-RCA Charrette Creek, exx-StLCCo, exxx-ARR 5715, nee-UP 5715); (April 1983 photo)
5717 UP 5717 Mail Storage 1957 ACF . .  
6306 UP 6306 Baggage 1961 ACF 1971 ca '89 Whittier Shuttle service, generator
6308 UP 6308 Baggage 1961 ACF 1971 ca '89 (photo)
6310 UP 6310 Baggage 1961 ACF 1971 ca '89 .
6325 UP 6325 Baggage 1962 StLCC 1971 ca '89 .
6331 UP 6331 Baggage 1962 StLCC 1971 ca '89 .
6332 UP 6332 Baggage 1962 StLCC 1971 ca '89 (photo).
7004(1) UP 7004 Dome 36-seat Coach 1955 ACF 1971 1975 wrecked (1, 2, 3) on 7/5/75 (see story)
7008 UP 7008 Dome 36-seat Coach 1955 ACF 1971 ca '89 .
7013 UP 7013 Dome 36-seat Coach 1958 PS 1971 ca '89 .
7014 UP 7014 Dome 36-seat Coach 1958 PS 1971 ca '89 .
7021 D&RGW 1106 Dome Coach 1948 Budd ca '84 ca '89 Amtrak 9446, Ca Zephyr "Silver Colt"; ex-ARR 7000
7022 D&RGW 1107 Dome Coach 1948 Budd ca '84 ca '89 Amtrak 9447, Ca Zephyr "Silver Mustang"ex-ARR 7001
7031 CB&Q 4716 Dome Coach 1948 Budd ca '84 ca '89 Amtrak 9450, Ca Zephyr "Silver Bridle"; more; ex-ARR 7004(2); more
7032 CB&Q 4717 Dome Coach 1948 Budd ca '84 ca '89 Amtrak 9451, Ca Zephyr "Silver Lodge"; more; ex-ARR 7005
7033 D&RGW 1108 Dome Coach 1948 Budd ca '84 ca '89 Amtrak 9448, Ca Zephyr "Silver Pony"ex-ARR 7002, ex-GCRR, currently (as of 4/1/11) at Illinois Railway Museum
7034 CB&Q 4722 Dome Coach 1948 Budd ca '84 ca '89 Amtrak 9456, Ca Zephyr "Silver Stirrup"; more; ex-ARR 7003
7066 GN 1326 Dome Coach 1954 Budd ca '84 ca '89 Amtrak 9466 in 1971, Empire Builder; (leased)
7072 SP&S 1332 Dome Coach 1954 Budd ca '84 ca '89 Amtrak 9472 in 1971, Empire Builder; (leased)
7073 CB&Q 1333 Dome Coach 1954 Budd ca '84 ca '89 Amtrak 9473 in 1971, Empire Builder; (leased)
7074 CB&Q 1334 Dome Coach 1954 Budd ca '84 ca '89 Amtrak 9474 in 1971, Empire Builder; (leased)
8300 ??? Coach 1943 PCF . . Ex Pullman 8300, ex U.S. Army 8300
Caribou Creek              

Harding car information

1946 passenger equipment list

A.E.C. 1922 purchase order for three passenger cars from the Great Northern Railway Co.

C of G = Central of Georgia, Fort McPerson
SOU = Southern Railway

Also check out Jason Kuehn's 1973-1984 passenger car synopsis

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Page created 4/3/03 and last updated 8/13/14

Thanks to Josh Coran, Pat Durand, Curt Fortenberry, John Gray, Nathan Holmes,
Don Marenzi, Tom Morrow, Jerry Peters and Tom Smith for providing this information!