She wears a mini skirt and red jacket, which incorporates the first Amtrak service mark in white along the collar and button band. The pass between the Bridger and Gallatin mountain ranges is named for John Bozeman, a pioneer who opened a trail linking Laramie, Wyo., and Virginia City, Mont., in 1863.
The train includes at least four dome cars Amtrak had purchased from predecessor railroads.
Important changes were made to the restrooms to ensure accessibility.
The current blue color scheme dates from this period; the seat upholstery incorporates touches of yellow and green that catch the eye.
It included a crew room at one end, a small dining area with two tables (seen through the glass partitions at the back), a 13-seat lunch counter, and a pantry and kitchen.Early advertisements touted the cars’ “dual temperature control system ... and wider, more comfortable reclining seats to relax in.” Drop-down tray tables allowed passengers to “...eat, drink or even get some work done, right at your seat.” Seats were covered in a multi-hued, floral-inspired pattern incorporating pink, red and purple.The Metroliners were used as a prototype due to their popularity among travelers on the high-speed Metroliner service between Washington, D. Starting in late 1973, Amtrak ordered the first of what was ultimately 492 Amfleet cars, touting their “Floor tracks permitting variable seat spacing and other configuration changes [that] will allow us to maximize revenue as well as to provide varying interior arrangements.” The Amfleet featured five-car configurations, two of which were coaches: an 84-seat version for use on short-distance corridor services and a 60-seat version used on long-distance routes.Shown here is a view into an Amclub, which had two-by-two coach seating on one end, a standard food service unit in the center and two-by-one club car seating on the other end.