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DOToriginal UA-Sikorski Turbo
, Boston MA
Bob Redden

Amtrak United Aircraft/Pullman Turbo Train #51

Bob Redden

Amtrak United Aircraft/Pullman Turbo Train #51

Bob Redden

Amtrak United Aircraft/Pullman Turbo Train #51

Bob Redden

Amtrak United Aircraft/Pullman Turbo Train #50

Harv Kahn

CN United Aircraft Turbo

Christopher Roberts

CN/Via UA Turbo #129

J. Testagrose

New York,New Haven & Hartford UA Turbo Boston 1970

J. Testagrose

Amtrak ANF-Frangeco Turboliner #67

©Corel Corp, 1994

Amtrak ANF-Frangeco Turboliner #60

, Joliet IL 1974
George W. Hamlin

Amtrak ANF-Frangeco Turboliner #61
, Chicago IL 1973
ArthurPeterson-JT

Amtrak ANF-Frangeco Turboliner #63
, Chicago IL 1973
Joseph Testagrose

Amtrak ANF-Frangeco Turboliner #63
, Chicago IL 1973
Charlie Parsons-JT

AMTK Rohr Turboliner #153
, Rensselaer NY 1977
Charlie Parsons-JT

AMTK Rohr Turboliner #153
, Spuyten Duyvil NY 1981
Steve Zabel-JT

AMTK Rohr Turboliner #154
, Rensselaer NY 1976
Joseph Testagrose

AMTK Rohr Turboliner #163
, Rensselaer NY 1977
Charlie Parsons - JT

NYDOT Turboliner #158
| INFO
Pete Piszczek

AMTK Rohr Turboliner III #158
, rblt by Super Steel
Dave Honan

AMTK Rohr Turboliner III #155
, rblt by Super Steel
Erik Morrell-JH

AMTK Turboliner III Coach #172
, by Super Steel
Erik Morrell-JH

AMTK Turboliner III Cafe #183
, by Super Steel
Erik Morrell-JH

Bombardier turbine #2200
, Ottawa CA 2003 | INFO
Colin J. Churcher

Bombardier turbine #2200
, Ottawa CA 2003 | INFO
Colin J. Churcher
United Aircraft Turboliner Notes:
The original demonstration project in the US had 2 - three car sets. (That's two power cars and one intermediate.) CN purchased 5 - seven car sets. Therefore a total of 7 sets were built. The US sets were subsequently expanded to 5 cars each. CN rearranged their equipment into 3 - nine car sets. (Two power cars and seven intermediates.) They were going to sell a remaining pair of power cars and four? intermediates to Amtrak to give them a total of three sets, but on a test run the train sideswiped a freight train near Montreal, and half the TurboTrain was written off in the ensuing fire.

CN and later VIA Rail suffered exhaust stack fires in two of the power cars, that forced them to be scrapped. They were replaced by the spare cars from the original order which were not being used. At the time the TurboTrains were scrapped, the bugs had been worked out of them and they were quite reliable. Fuel and maintenance cost drove the decision to retire them, along with the introduction of the LRC trains. - Per James Robinson

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