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Backshophoss wrote:Believe part of the problem was Too much underframe equipment to fit on a single car.Most passenger MUs in North America are married pairs. However, every SEPTA Silverliner series from I (Pioneer III) in 1958 to the V has been built in a single unit configuration.
MACTRAXX wrote:I remember an interesting DMU variation proposed by Bombardier for a single unit M7 type car. This could have been used on routes such as the LIRR Greenport Scoot or MNCR's Upper Harlem Line to Wassaic and the Waterbury Branch...What ever became of this proposed car type?It was mentioned only briefly, but given the SPV, doubt MNCR would try a DMU again.
GojiMet86 wrote:What sort of modifications would MNRR do to get M3 from LIRR? Just modify the third rail shoes?At a minimum: