RailSmith- GN Empire Builder Duplex Sleeper Fleet
Delivery is expected March – 2023
Sleepers SPOKANE RIVER, PEND OREILLE RIVER and SNAKE RIVER
These are three of sixteen cars that were built by Pullman-Standard for Empire Builder service in 1951. These cars will not have skirts.
The Great Northern typically ran five sleepers on the Empire Builder. Three of these ‘River’ series sleepers and two (or three) of the ‘Pass’ series sleepers. All depending on the seasonal need.
This selection ‘GN’s Empire Builder Duplex Sleeper Fleet’ is for one each of the three cars produced for discount allowance.
The car Pend Oreille River is pronounced POND-ə-RAY, and is a river in Northern Idaho where the Empire Builder crosses.