5/1/2018

Canadian Pacific
Buffalo, New York (Buffalo Central Terminal)
April 4, 1971




A closer look at the Canadian Pacific's Buffalo-Toronto rail diesel consist. At one point in the sixties it was seriously thought that the Budd RDC might be the salvation of United States passenger service, following a number of failed experients with lightweight trains. Unfortunately they failed to stem the flow of red ink, leading inevitably to the creation of Amtrak in 1971.




Last updated 5/1/2018. Text and photo ©2018 Lamont Downs.