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It was supposed to lead the US and Canada into a new high speed railway future but the UAC Turbotrain ended up being scrapped after just years in the US and in both countries they failed to deliver the speeds they were designed to run at and unlike other countries it showed you need more than just fast trains to have a high speed rail service.
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Written, Researched and Presented by Paul Shillito
Images and Footage : UAC, Sikorsky, George E.O. Lilley, Virginia Crouse, Amtrack,
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