RailPictures.Net Photo: AMTK 27 Amtrak Budd RDC-A at Meriden, Connecticut by Tom Nelligan
 
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Amtrak (more..)
Budd RDC-A (more..)
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Meriden, Connecticut, USA (more..)
July 14, 1979
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AMTK 27 (more..)
405 (more..)
Tom Nelligan (more..)
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These unique RDCs with locomotive-style cabs were built in 1957 as part of a six-car experimental train for the New Haven RR, called the "Roger Williams" and intended for Boston-New York service. That didn't work out and they spent their lives in Boston commuter service before going to Amtrak in the 70s. They have since been preserved by a private owner. In this 1979 shot they're picking up passengers at Meriden, CT, on a Springfield-New Haven shuttle run.
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