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Hollywood Beach

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Hollywood Beach
 (800129) is a 1956 Pullman Standard Company built, 5 Double Bedroom mid-train, Buffet /Sleeper/Sun Room lounge, constructed for the Seaboard Air Line Railroad. The Pullman Company operated the car when it came on line. The sleeper /solarium lounge car was in service on the famed Silver Meteor trains that ran between New York and the northeast to south Florida. The car also ran on the Seaboard Coast Line and later on Amtrak.

In early 2016 the current private owner purchased the railcar and embarked upon a heavy overhaul and upgrades for self-sufficient all weather operation. Scheduled to emerge from a nine month heavy overhaul in early 2018, this railcar’s interior has been refurbished to its former splendor as a premier, art deco first class car.

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Hollywood Beach’s five double bedrooms, of which one is permanently en-suited with an in- room shower and separate in room annex (washroom with a toilet, sink and mirror) can sleep two to four guests. Additionally it features a large sofa, small sofa, fold down table, two closets, individual reading lights and climate controls. Two other double bedrooms can be converted into one large suite with two annexes (washrooms with a toilet, sink and mirror in each). All double bedrooms provide guests with accommodations such as, a large sofa or a small sofa, comfortable lounge chair, fold down table, a private annex (washroom with a toilet, sink and mirror) a private closet, individual reading lights and climate controls by day.

By night, on-board service attendants transform the rooms into comfortable sleeping accommodations with two beds, one upper and one lower. A huge stainless steel shower  at the end of the hall promises to refresh all overnight guests.  A general toilet, also located at the end of the hall with toilet, sink and lighted mirror rounding out the overnight amenities.

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Hollywood Beach’s sun lounge boasts five large, full height left and right side windows, ten right and left windows covering almost the entire ceiling and two full height end windows and a full view end door for incredible panoramic viewing. Two couches with seating for up to four passengers each, eight movable lounge chairs, and two tables for four guests, plus three seats at the bar provide the seating. An additional, two removable tables seating four guests each, can be added to provide dinning for up to sixteen guests. The newly refurbished, all stainless steel buffet kitchen is fully equipped to provide simple cocktail, beverage and snack service, to full meal service complete with china, crisp linens and fresh flowers adorning the tables. For a classic rail travel experience, the dining area boasts large windows on either side and ceiling for your viewing pleasure. Our on-board chef works magic to provide that special meal freshly prepared on-board.  The CD/Stereo/DVD player and large screen TV provide the entertainment.