We heard it go by the tracks next to the Grumman Model RR Club building one night. It had a very different sound. By the time we went outside all we could see were the tail lights.
RPM2Night wrote:Did these have a trap door and steps for low level platform access, or is that whole structure under the door to protect crews from the equipent under the car?Read back in this thread to find the details you seek.
R36 Combine Coach wrote:The 1958 Pioneer IIIs are also known as the SEPTA Silverliner I.Actually, the single Pioneer III prototype, which started life as an unpowered coach, was far different than the EMUs. I've never been able to find any drawings of the prototype Pioneer III?
DutchRailnut wrote:The car was a Budd Pioneer coach, not pullman standard, as i recall.As per earlier posts in this thread, there were two sets of turbine cars: the GE-Budd collaboration and Garrett project.