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New York Central and the trains of the future

by Geoffrey H. Doughty

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Published by TLC Pub. in Lynchburg, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New York Central Railroad Company -- History,
  • Railroads -- Passenger-cars

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references .

    Statementby Geoffrey H. Doughty.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF25.N6 D68 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 102 p. :
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL704146M
    ISBN 10188308928X
    LC Control Number97060352
    OCLC/WorldCa37728618

      An illustration of speeding Slumbercoaches over a simplified New York Central map are the theme for Octo edition. The purple and yellow colors were a departure from earlier somber colors. The new simplified system map would make many appearances both inside and outside the timetable in future editions. This Map of the Month was featured in the March issue of Trains magazine. Imagine if you were to go back in time and tell Cornelius Vanderbilt that the giant railroad system he had methodically assembled — the powerful New York Central — would one day be .

    New York Central Railroad first introduced the streamline passenger train, the Mercury, in Designed by industrial designer, Henry Dreyfuss, the New York Central's Mercury was NYC's entry into the streamliner market. Debuting in June, it used rebuilt heavyweight cars and a locomotive. Toledo, Ohio Age of Diesel. New Technology Train (NTT) is the collective term for the modern passenger fleet of the New York City Subway that has entered service since the turn of the 21st century. This includes the current R, RA, R, R, R, and R models, and the planned R and R models. Two prototypes, the RA and RB, were used to test the features that would be found on all NTT trains today.

    The Virginia Central Railroad was an early railroad in the U.S. state of Virginia that operated between and from Richmond westward for miles ( km) to red in as the Louisa Railroad by the Virginia General Assembly, the railroad began near the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad's line and expanded westward to Orange County, reaching Gordonsville Headquarters: Richmond, Virginia. The New York Central electrified a section of its main line Hudson Division route in from New York City (Grand Central Terminal) to Harmon (now Croton-Harmon), where it changed to at first steam, then diesel Harlem Division in Westchester County, New York was also electrified to North White Plains. Metro-North Railroad, the successor to New York Central's commuter operations.


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