RailPictures.Net Photo: 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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Mitch Goldman (more..)
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The incredible UA Turbotrain, current US and Canadian speed record holder for a production trainset at 170.8 mph built in the late 60's by United Aircraft, Sikorsky and Pullman. No examples survive. Philadelphia residents note the old Bulletin sign!
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Still the current North American speed record holder for a production /non-experimental train (170.8 mph December 20th, 1967).
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