High level Cars have a full upper level. Entry is at the lower level on either side of the Car with one or no steps up (based on the station platform deck). About 50% of the lower deck in the center of the Car is available for use and some storage areas exist at each end of the Cars.
America’s Trains hi level Cars are self sufficient and can operate with and in support of other cars. They have bedrooms including a lower level Grande Suite that is the full width of the car, lounges and dining facilities.
The first Amtrak certified high level car (Sunflower) has four bedrooms, one of each category (Grande Suite, Master Suite, Deluxe Double and Classic Double).
High level transition cars allow them to be connected to another high level car at one end and to single level cars at the other. Car configurations provide operating flexibility that allows them to be used in Train Sets having from two to five Cars, including other hi-level or single level Cars.
Click on the following cars for related information.