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Turbotrains
Propelled by helicopter-like turbines
Photo Album By: Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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Photo ID: 444388

Canadian National's new United Aircraft Turbo-Trains flashes by almost silently. Although loved by many, these trains were plagued by mechanical problems and were withdrawn from service for the f... (more)

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: United Aircraft-MLW Turbo-Train
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Locomotive #: CN P100
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 09, 1968


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Jul 23, 2013

Views: 8,693
Comments: 10

Favorited: 70
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Photo ID: 443813

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: RTL III Turboliner
Location: Bear, Delaware, USA
Locomotive #: 2162
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 2011


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Jul 18, 2013

Views: 5,428
Comments: 3

Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 437913

Lyon Bordeaux

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: RTG Turbotrain
Location: L'Arbresle, France
Locomotive #: SNCF T 2031
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 25, 1999


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By: Paul Mancini

Added: May 29, 2013

Views: 2,719
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Favorited: 6
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Photo ID: 433579

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: RTG T 2000
Location: Saint Martin d'Estreaux, France
Locomotive #: SNCF T 2013
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 07, 1996


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By: Paul Mancini

Added: Apr 24, 2013

Views: 1,785
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Favorited: 8
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Photo ID: 433283

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: RTG T 2000
Location: Saint Martin d'Estreaux, France
Locomotive #: SNCF T2033
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 17, 2000


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By: Paul Mancini

Added: Apr 22, 2013

Views: 1,403
Comments: 0

Favorited: 3


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Photo ID: 426079

Approaching the Joliet station stop

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: RTG Turbotrain
Location: Joliet, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 61
Train ID: AMTK 302
Photo Date: April 27, 1974


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Feb 22, 2013

Views: 3,543
Comments: 1

Favorited: 28
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Photo ID: 424812

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turboliner
Location: Beacon, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 153
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 12, 1993


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By: Wade H. Massie

Added: Feb 12, 2013

Views: 1,918
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Photo ID: 424787

Yet another oddity on Amtrak in the early 90's was the Turboliner, which could still be seen in regular service running between NYC and Albany.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turboliner
Location: Cold Spring, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 160
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 12, 1993


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By: Wade H. Massie

Added: Feb 12, 2013

Views: 2,198
Comments: 1

Favorited: 18
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Photo ID: 418966

Amtrak train No. 280 blasts out of the tunnel at Garrison, New York, on April 11, 1991.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turboliner
Location: Garrison, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 156
Train ID: AMTK 280
Photo Date: April 11, 1991


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Dec 27, 2012

Views: 2,907
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Favorited: 14

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Photo ID: 413362

A pair of brand new Turboliners, not yet in revenue service, bracket the "pointless arrow" on the SDP40F that's the outbound power for the evening's Lake Shore Limited.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: ROHR Turboliner
Location: Rensselaer, New York, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 30, 1976


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By: Don Oltmann

Added: Oct 29, 2012

Views: 3,865
Comments: 1

Favorited: 31

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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

Views: 2,004
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Favorited: 19
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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: 3,308
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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

Views: 3,763
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Favorited: 29
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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: 3,197
Comments: 2

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: 2,277
Comments: 0

Favorited: 17
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