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Turbotrains
Propelled by helicopter-like turbines
Photo Album By: Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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Photo ID: 408280

The French built Turbotrain is seen here passing Nero tower on the former New York Central line.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Turboliner
Location: Gary, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 59
Train ID: unknown
Photo Date: April, 1979


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By: GEORGE M. STUPAR

Added: Sep 06, 2012

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Photo ID: 407775

Surplus: Rust streaks adorn the flank of Amtrak 2131, one of power cars on the only RTL-II Turboliner set in existence, which for years has been slowly crumbling behind the former Super St... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr RTL-II
Location: Scotia, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 2131
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 08, 2011


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By: David Honan

Added: Aug 31, 2012

Views: 3,442
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Photo ID: 405443

The tower operator is at trackside with the train orders. The Turboliner is still on the Michigan line but will soon enter the former New York Central main as it proceeds west to Chicago.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Turboliner
Location: Porter, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 64
Train ID: unknown
Photo Date: May, 1977


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By: GEORGE M. STUPAR

Added: Aug 06, 2012

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Photo ID: 403648

One of Amtrak's Rohr Turboliner trainsets speeds toward the tunnel at Breakneck Ridge, New York, with an Albany to New York City train on April 14, 1991. In the background is the Hudson River, whi... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turboliner
Location: Cold Spring, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 153
Train ID: AMTK 250
Photo Date: April 14, 1991


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Jul 16, 2012

Views: 3,315
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Favorited: 20

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Photo ID: 403522

A Turboliner is seen crossing the Chicago River at South Branch Bridge. Tom Golden photo.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Turboliner
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 63
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 26, 1978


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By: Sam Beck collection

Added: Jul 15, 2012

Views: 2,396
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Photo ID: 398225

Tom Golden photo.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Turboliner
Location: Whiting, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 64
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 12, 1975


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By: Sam Beck collection

Added: May 19, 2012

Views: 2,515
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Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 396437

Despite lack of wires or full Amtrak/Government support, Boston had fast 100 MPH plus train service to New York in the seventies. Number 51 is crossing the curved high bridge just north of the Ci... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: United Aircraft Turbo
Location: Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
Locomotive #: Amtrak 51
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 1975


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By: The General

Added: Apr 29, 2012

Views: 8,987
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Favorited: 53
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Photo ID: 387156

The colours of these signals at Crugers, NY are nicely matched with the surrounding fall foliage, as Amtrak's "Electric City Express" from Albany heads south to New York's Grand Central Terminal.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Turboliner
Location: Peekskill, New York, USA
Locomotive #: Amtk 154
Train ID: Amtk 72
Photo Date: October 19, 1986


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Jan 18, 2012

Views: 3,125
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Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 379648

Turbopower no more. Once the pride of Amtrak's Empire Service fleet, the lone RTL-II Turboliner set is now slowly crumbling away behind the former Super Steel Schenectady plant. Thi... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr RTL-II
Location: Scotia, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 2131
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 08, 2011


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By: David Honan

Added: Oct 31, 2011

Views: 8,018
Comments: 2

Favorited: 25
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Photo ID: 379079

The second generation "Turbotrain" was an early French high-speed, gas turbine train. the RTG (Rame à Turbine à Gaz) with hydraulic transmission had five carriages with 280 seats and were introduc... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: Turbotrain RTG
Location: Lyon, France
Locomotive #: RTG
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 1981


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By: Daniel SIMON

Added: Oct 25, 2011

Views: 5,286
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Favorited: 7


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Photo ID: 374697

Amtrak's Turboliner 155 approaching Peekskill along the Hudson River, with an Empire State service from Albany to New York's Grand Central Terminal.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Turboliner
Location: Peekskill, New York, USA
Locomotive #: 155
Train ID: Amtrak 80
Photo Date: November 24, 1985


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By: Eugene Armer

Added: Sep 11, 2011

Views: 3,570
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Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 370032

passage à Libourne du Turbotrain Lyon-Bordeau

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: ANF-MTE-Turboméca RTG
Location: LIBOURNE Gironde, France
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1979


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By: Gerard MEILLEY

Added: Jul 26, 2011

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Favorited: 8
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Photo ID: 370031

le Turbotrain Bordeaux-Lyon attend le signal de départ

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: ANF-MTE-Turboméca RTG
Location: BORDEAUX, France
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 1981


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By: Gerard MEILLEY

Added: Jul 26, 2011

Views: 2,830
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Favorited: 6
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Photo ID: 360448

With the Fall colors doing their stuff, Amtrak turbo unit No 151 exits Oscawana tunnel with the New York bound "New Amsterdam".

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Turbo
Location: Crugers, New York, USA
Locomotive #: 151
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 23, 1992


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By: phil cotterill

Added: Apr 14, 2011

Views: 2,413
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Photo ID: 358204

A Turbotrain returning from New York hits full stride through Attleboro. The sun has just set but there is enough afterglow to light the scene. For more Trubo train shotsmore)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: United Aircraft Turbotrain
Location: Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 56
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 1974


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: Mar 25, 2011

Views: 7,710
Comments: 6

Favorited: 34
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