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» Unknown » Stratford, Connecticut, USA ( ) more.. » April, 1972
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In April 1972 this United Aircraft TurboTrain was working for Amtrak, but still wore its DOT paint scheme. Eastbound from New York to Boston, it races through Stratford, CT, under former New Haven catenary. A UA mechanic rode all trips to help keep the temperamental Turbos moving.
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Classic Railroading Album created by member Chessiefan2 Album Views: 148,622 Railroading in the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, basically anything but the 2000s.
The UA Turbo Train Album created by member Mitch Goldman Album Views: 30,267 Photos of the United Aircraft Turbo Train
Still the current North American speed record holder for a production /non-experimental train (170.8 mph December 20th, 1967).
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