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Excursions: Railfan Special to Chicago - bobs
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Take a railfan trip of a lifetime from Los Angeles to Chicago! Ride aboard the private, Budd-built, 1950 10-6 UP sleeper "Pacific Sands" on the Southwest Chief. This is a trip only for real railfans – to keep this trip to the lowest price possible there will be no crew aboard other than the car owners. We will stock standard self-serve railfan snacks aboard Pacific Sands, but meals will be on a bring your own basis, or in the Amtrak diner. One suite will be held open for "Lounge" space, and the car will be running backwards, so that the vestibule becomes our rear platform! Limited refrigerator space will be available.
You will be provided with a copy of the Sleeping Car Attendant Guide. If you want to learn everything about private car operation, this is a special behind the scenes, learn-how-to-run-a-railcar trip! If you desire, you will can even take a turn as the car Conductor or Porter during the trip. In Chicago, your hotel is the Pacific Sands, which will be parked in Chicago Union Station.
Trip cost is only $1,600 per person which includes travel and stay aboard the train in Chicago. All meals are on your own. One way for $850 is also available. Call for details but reserve now! Only 14 spots available. Deposit required to hold space.
Call LARail.com at 877-452-7245 (877-4-LA-Rail) to reserve your spot.
April 1, 2017 (Saturday) - Depart Union Station, Los Angeles at 6:10 pm
April 3, 2017 (Monday) - Scheduled Arrival Chicago at 3:15 pm
Spend Tuesday-Thursday in Chicago
April 7 (Friday) - Leave Chicago at 3:00 pm
April 9 (Sunday) - Scheduled Arrival Los Angeles, 8:15 am
Web Page: http://www.larail.com/public/sandschicago2017.html