California Zephyr Consists

1949 – May 1949 11 Cars June 1949 – August 1952 11 cars
Baggage Baggage
Vista Dome Coach (CZ22) Vista Dome Coach (CZ22)
Vista Dome Coach (CZ21) Vista Dome Coach (CZ21)
Vista Dome Coach (CZ20 Vista Dome Coach (CZ20
Vista Dome Buffet-Lounge Vista Dome Buffet-Lounge
10-6 Sleeper (CZ15) Diner
10-6 Sleeper (CZ14) 10-6 Sleeper (CZ15)
Diner 10-6 Sleeper (CZ14)
16 Section Sleeper (CZ12) 16 Section Sleeper (CZ12)
10-6 Sleeper (CZ11) 10-6 Sleeper (CZ11)
Dome Obs (CZ10) Dome Obs (CZ10)
 
August 1952 – April 1958 / 12 cars September 1958 – May 1959 / 11 cars
Baggage Baggage
Vista Dome Coach (CZ22) Vista Dome Coach (CZ22)
Vista Dome Coach (CZ21) Vista Dome Coach (CZ21)
Vista Dome Coach (CZ20 Vista Dome Coach (CZ20
Vista Dome Buffet-Lounge Vista Dome Buffet-Lounge
Diner Diner
6-5 Sleeper (CZ16) 6-5 Sleeper (CZ16)
10-6 Sleeper (CZ15) 10-6 Sleeper (CZ15)
10-6 Sleeper (CZ14) 10-6 Sleeper (CZ14)
16 Section Sleeper (CZ12) 10-6 Sleeper (CZ11)
10-6 Sleeper (CZ11) Dome Obs (CZ10)
Dome Obs (CZ10)
 
June 1959 – February 1963 / 11 - 12 cars March 1963 - April 1964 / 11 cars
Baggage Baggage
Vista Dome Coach (CZ22) Vista Dome Coach (CZ22)
Vista Dome Coach (CZ21) Vista Dome Coach (CZ21)
Vista Dome Coach (CZ20 Vista Dome Coach (CZ20
Vista Dome Buffet-Lounge Vista Dome Buffet-Lounge
Diner Diner
6-5 Sleeper (CZ16) 6-5 Sleeper (CZ19)
10-6 Sleeper (CZ15) 10-6 Sleepers (CZ 18)
10-6 Sleeper (CZ14) 10-6 Sleepers (CZ 16)
16 Section Sleeper (CZ12) *1 10-6 Sleeper (CZ 15)
10-6 Sleeper (CZ11) Vista Dome Obs (CZ 10)
Dome Obs (CZ10)
 
May 1964 – December 1965 / 11 - 12 cars January 1966 - December 1968 / 11 - 13 cars
Baggage Baggage
Coach (CZ 23) *2 Coach (CZ 23) *2
Vista Dome Coach (CZ22) Vista Dome Coach (CZ22) *3
Vista Dome Coach (CZ21) Vista Dome Coach (CZ21)
Vista Dome Coach (CZ20 Vista Dome Coach (CZ20
Vista Dome Buffet-Lounge Vista Dome Buffet-Lounge
Diner Diner
6-5 Sleeper (CZ19) 6-5 Sleeper (CZ19)
10-6 Sleepers (CZ 18) 10-6 Sleepers (CZ 18)
10-6 Sleepers (CZ 16) 10-6 Sleepers (CZ 16)
10-6 Sleeper (CZ 15) 10-6 Sleeper (CZ 15)
Vista Dome Obs (CZ 10) Vista Dome Obs (CZ 10)
 
January 1969 – March 22, 1970 / 9 cars
Baggage
Vista Dome Coach (CZ22)
Vista Dome Coach (CZ21)
Vista Dome Buffet-Lounge
Diner
6-5 Sleeper (CZ19)
10-6 Sleepers (CZ 18)
10-6 Sleepers (CZ 16)
Vista Dome Obs (CZ 10)
 
Notes
*1 From June 1 to Sept. 11, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962.
*2 Summer Season only.
*3 Removed January 1966 - May 1966, September 1966 - June 1967, September 1967 - April 1968.
 
These consists are taken from Western Pacific public time tables and may not reflect the actual make-up of the train as it ran on any particular date.