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Amtrak bidding out a classic baggage wagon 'float'
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Author:  Randy Gustafson [ Mon Nov 27, 2023 4:06 pm ]
Post subject:  Amtrak bidding out a classic baggage wagon 'float'

I get all kinds of wierd Amtrak disposition sales notices, but this one gets posted.

They call it a baggage float, it appears to be a classic round-nosed, rubber-tired baggage wagon, that ought to be in a museum......it's in Newton, KS.

No link to post but it ends on Dec. 11. There are bid forms that have to be signed, here's the contact information.

Sale Order #2023-193

Open Date: 11/27/2023

Close Date 12/11/2023

To Whom It May Concern:

The National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) has: ”): Baggage Float Asset-10011260, unknown mechanical issues.

The material is to be sold on an “AS IS - WHERE IS” basis. Amtrak makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, as to the quality, workmanship, design, merchantability, suitability or fitness for any particular purpose or any other warranty or representation express or implied. We also reserve the right to accept or reject any part of any and all bids received. Please see description in Instructions to Bidders and pictures in Exhibit D.

(Location): Amtrak Station, 414 North Main Street, Newton, KS 67114.

Any equipment questions please CONTACT: (“Site Coordinator”) is: Lamar Bennett-720-383-3519.

Edward Kenny

946 Justison Street

Wilmington, Delaware 19801

Senior Asset Recovery Specialist

Asset Management/ Asset Recovery

Edward.Kenny@amtrak.com/ Mobile 856-509-9092

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