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Southern Railway 829

This 52 seat lightweight coach was built by the Budd Company in 1949 for the Southern Railway. The car was used on trains such as “The Southerner,” “The Tennessean,” “The Royal Palm,” and “The Crescent.” The car is owned by the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum and is leased to the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum.


Car: Southern Railway 829

Car Type: Coach

Operators: Southern Railway, Southern Appalachia Railway Museum, Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

Builder: Budd Company

Date Built: 1949

Number of Seats: 52

Paint Scheme: None

Lettered: Southern

Status: Operational