Efficient "high speed" rail. No switching at the terminal. Inspection pits in the station. Equipment turns fast!
The IRM puts on a good show of what Chicago looked like back in the 50s & 60s with the 1-50 cars and the Electroliner on display at the 50th Ave depot.
A cosmetically restored North Shore Electroliner sits by the Illinois Railway Museum's 50th Avenue station. There is still work to be done on this train, in terms of restoring the interior, and m... (more)
Can't remember exactly where this was (probably Radnor), nor can I identify a unit number, but this is a former North Shore Electroliner on the Philadelphia Red Arrow Lines (former Philadelphia an... (more)
Its a shame this piece of work sits in the elctric storage barn. It was once operational at the museum but is no longer usable, supposedly due to something burning up in the engine.
High Speed Rail (on a budget)