The one and only RTL Turboliner to be upgraded to an RTL II wore a unique demonstrator paint scheme for a number of years. This set of equipment was the lone operating Turbo for a few years, and ... (more)
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.
Amtrak train No. 280 blasts out of the tunnel at Garrison, New York, on April 11, 1991.
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.
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)
"Empire State Express"
Turboliner in mid-life. Coupler shroud off, soot on white roof. Note dead ex-Amtrak RDC in background.
Nearly new Turboliner cruises along at 79 mph on not yet improved track. Note the front coupler fairing is still in place.
About to pass through the tunnel under Anthony's Nose (and the Bear Mountain bridge)
Turbo headed for New York on a fine winter morning in the Hudson Highlands
Under threatening skies, a Turboliner makes a station stop in Poughkeepsie.
Westbound at twilight