Steve Neubaum's Album: Metra Car 553

This is a former CNW car, now in service with Metra between Kenosha WI and Chicago IL. It is a private car that for many years was in the old RTA colors, white body with brown window stripe. Recently it was repainted into her old CNW colors. During weekends the car is in Kenosha on a siding with the rest of a weekday only train. Note the Pullman-Standard bilevel behind it!


3 comments
  • Graham Stokes
    Graham Stokes Nice shots of a varied consist, Steve.
    December 15, 2017
  • Neal M
    Neal M Nice photo Steve. Is it in revenue service? You mentioned its a private car. I'm sure people would want to take a ride in that train car..
    December 16, 2017
  • Steve Neubaum
    Steve Neubaum It's often called "The millionaires car" as it is a privately owned car by some wealthy businessmen further south. I did get to ride it once years ago, after some friends at Metra arranged it for me. From what I gather, having an exclusive car is more imp...  more
    December 16, 2017 - 1 likes this