Motive Power International MP36PH is used by a number of cities across the country
for commuter service, their often distinctive and colorful paint schemes serving
to make these locomotives the “figureheads” for local commuter service.
modern Nippon Sharyo-built Gallery Bi-Level is based off of the same concept as
the original Santa Fe “El Capitan” Bi-level design concept, whose success went
on to inspire such double decker cars as Amtrak’s Superliners and the Bombardier
Bi-Level car which is also used in commuter service. Today, gallery Bi-Level cars
such as those used by the Chicago Metra commuter service can be seen operating
in several states across the United States, such as Virginia and California.