RailPictures.Net Photo: AMTK 57 Amtrak UA Turbo Train at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Mitch Goldman
 
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Amtrak (more..)
UA Turbo Train (more..)
30th Street Station (more..)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (more..)
1981
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AMTK 57 (more..)
Unknown
Mitch Goldman (more..)
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United Aircraft's ill-fated Turbotrain, still the current US speed record holder for a production trainset at 170.8 mph, sits at 30th Street Station, posed next to the former observation car from the Conrail blue executive fleet.
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Philly

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My hometown.
Amtrak

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Turbotrains

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Propelled by helicopter-like turbines
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The UA Turbo Train

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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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