1976 four turbotrains from France ANF with turbomeca turbines were introduced between Tehran Mashhad with 160 km/h (99 mph) speed (at that time max commercial non high speed in rail) with U33 rail... (more)
Here's a 1991 photo of one of the Rohr RTL Turboliners that was recently pulled out of storage by Amtrak for training purposes. No. 162 is now in a version of the Phase V paint scheme, and has be... (more)
An aerial view as Amtrak 575 (GP15, 12/2004) will be the trailing power on the way up the NECL. The Turbo train makes its away across Cooch's Field in Newark, DE.
Amtrak 526 (GP38H-3, ex Amtrak 198, exx- Go Transit 506/9806, nee CN 606, 12/1966) leads the Turbo consist across Cooch's Field in Newark, DE on Thursday, January, 26, 2018. They will stop at the ... (more)
An Amtrak Turboliner crosses over at Lake in Milwaukee, WI with train #326 in November of 1976. Bob Bullermann photo from my collection.
BELFORT AUX ALSTHOMMES
This is the first prototype of all TGVs, it was built in Belfort in 1972 by Alsthom - as it was then called, with an "H". And it was also a turbotrain. The p... (more)
SNCF T 2067 waiting for the next trip in Dives-Cabourg.
As seen from the familiar perch of the Bear Mountain Bridge walkway, an Amtrak Turboliner running as an Empire Service train makes its way up the Hudson Valley on an early spring day.
Not far from Sturtevant,Wi.southbound on one of Amtrak's French Turbo trains. We're(John Gruber and myself) riding with Milwaukee Road Engineer Don Amby and Fireman Bill Beecher to Chicago.
As a former Penn Central switcher moves a single Amtrak coach toward Union Station, one of Amtrak's Turboliners departs south on an overcast summer day. Tom Golden photo.
An Amtrak Turboliner rolls through the town of Porter, on the Michigan line, in 1978.
With 21st Street Interlocking in the background to the south, an Amtrak Turboliner negotiates the switches south of Union Station. Tom Golden photo.
With Chicago's skyline in the background, an Amtrak Turboliner is seen departing Union Station. Tom Golden photo.