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General Motors' Aerotrain and Union Pacific

This page was last updated on February 5, 2016.

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(This is a work in progress; research continues.)

Overview

The Aero-Train was leased from General Motors from December 18, 1956 to September 15, 1957.

Operated as UP's "City of Las Vegas"

1001 1200 HP motor  
1 40 seat coach  
2 40 seat coach  
3 40 seat coach  
4 40 seat coach  
5 40 seat coach to Chuck Wagon buffet 12-56
6 40 seat coach to Howdy Podner club/lounge 12-56
7 40 seat coach  
8 40 seat coach  
9 40 seat coach  
10 40 seat obs coach  

More Information

"General Motors' Aerotrain" in The Streamliner, Volume 17, Number 1, pages 9-13, with B&W and color photos

Aerotrain on Wikipedia

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