demonstration project. But it was not finished untill PC takeover so it never wore NH colors. PC operated the turbos for a short while untill Amtrak took over all Penn Central passenger operations... (more)
Yes it did look like and sound like an airplane. At the time of this picture security on the Penn-Central was very lax on the right of way. The photographer in front of me is obviously in a danger... (more)
United Aircraft and DOT joined the Penn Central in operating the Turbotrain between Boston and New York.
It was a success with the passengers, but did fit with conventional trains in operations. ... (more)