Canadian National TurboTrain (1968)
The United Aircraft Corporation TurboTrain was an early high-speed, gas turbine train that operated commercially by Canadian National (CN) between 1969 and 1982. It was one of the first gas turbine powered trains to enter service for passenger traffic, and was also one of the first tilting trains to enter service. The trains operated on the Montreal-Toronto service, timetabled to take 3 hours 59 minutes for the journey.
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