Dome Car

dome car



Ride the Amtrak Great Dome Car

Between August 19 and September 24, 2017, experience panoramic views of the scenic villages, coastline, marshes, streams and landscapes from Amtrak’s Great Dome Car. This vintage car was built in 1955 and features an upper level with windows on all sides (including the roof). 


Dome Car seats are available at no extra cost, but available on a first-come, first-served basis. Passengers are encouraged to rotate in and out of the Dome Car to allow all passengers the ability to enjoy this unique experience.


* The Great Dome Car is available on the following Downeaster trains*:

M-F Weekday Train #682, #683, #688, #689

Saturday Trains #692, #693, #696, #697

Sunday Trains #690, #691, #698, #699