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Powhatan Arrow Coach

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The Powhatan Arrow, WATX 539, will add the final touch to your high-density seating requirements for your rail travel plans, reminiscent of the golden years of passenger train service. Restored to its original 58-seat coach configuration, the seating area has been refurbished in a beautiful manner while keeping dependability, quality, and comfort as the key objectives. Adjustable seat backs and long-distance leg rests offer a comfortable ride. The beautifully decorated and spacious rest rooms with retention toilets at each end of the car add convenience. The climate control heating and air conditioning system maintains a nice environment inside the car. Traveling on the Powhatan Arrow will be a unique experience for your passengers.

The Powhatan Arrow is AMTRAK approved with head-end power, 27-point connection, main reservoir airline, MU (Push/Pull) Connectors and Superliner compatibility. The car is fully self-contained with a generator.

DETAILS

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Floor Plan

History

SPECIFICATIONS

SEATING CAPACITY

  • 58 total
  • All seats may be turned in either direction

RESTROOMS

  • Ladies: one toilet, two lavatories
  • Men: one toilet, two lavatories
  • Holding tank capacity: 250 gallons

AIR CONDITIONING

  • Two 5-ton units: R22, 240v

HEAT

  • Electric (overhead)

POWER OPTIONS

  • 480v AMTRAK HEP
  • 240V station standby
  • Onboard generator
    • 240v, 40kw
    • Water-cooled diesel engine
    • Fuel capacity: 150 gallons

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Diaphragms: tube type - Superliner compatible
  • Buffers: AMTRAK modified
  • Brakes: ABDW, Clasp
  • Bearings: NFL

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