The Budd Rail Diesel Car, RDC or Buddliner is a self-propelled diesel multiple unit (DMU) railcar. Between 1949 and 1962, 398 RDCs were built by the Budd Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
The Budd Rail Diesel Car, RDC or Buddliner is a self-propelled diesel multiple unit (DMU) railcar. The cars were primarily adopted for passenger service in rural areas with low traffic density or in short-haul commuter service, and were less expensive to operate in this context than a traditional diesel locomotive-drawn train with coaches
DONALD DUKE‘s interest in rail motor cars began 44 years ago when a trip was made between Los Angeles and San Bernardino . EDMUND KEILTY For over a half century rail motor cars have dominated Edmund Keilty’s interest.
DONALD DUKE‘s interest in rail motor cars began 44 years ago when a trip was made between Los Angeles and San Bernardino aboard Santa Fe’s M-181, and Electro-Motive railcar. Learning that William R. McKeen had retired to Santa Barbara, Duke was able to visit the founder of the McKeen Motor Car Company on several occasions and made tape interviews. On his death, Duke was made custodian of McKeen’s personal files. Once he saw a McKeen motor car take off from Sacramento bound for Placerville, he was hooked, and rail motor cars became an obsession.
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This book describes Budd's experiment with a stainless steel rubber-tired railcar, the first RDC prototype, Budd's entry into the stainless steel ca. .
This book describes Budd's experiment with a stainless steel rubber-tired railcar, the first RDC prototype, Budd's entry into the stainless steel car business and the birth and growth of the RDC car. A vast appendix features every carriers which operated RDC cars, a description of how the cars were used, route maps, and rosters of each railroad.
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At the end of the book is a complete roster of RDCs by builders number. With more than 375 illustrations (8 pages.
RDC: The Budd Rail Diesel Car- The self-propelled rail motor car was nearly extinct by the time the Budd Company's Red Lion plant near Philadelphia, rolled out a new rail concept during September 1949. RDC: The Budd Rail Diesel Car. New list: Close. At the end of the book is a complete roster of RDCs by builders number. in color), maps, drawings, extensive appendix, bibliography and index.
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publishing executive. Whether you remember the big steam diesels climbing Cajon Pass or the first blunt-nosed diesel pulling into La Grande station, this book will transport the reader back to the era when the Santa Fe was an integral part of California.
publishing executive. Illustrated throughout with superb black and white photos. With decorative end papers showing system map. 184 pages. 50096/?tag prabook0b-20. Rdc: The Budd Rail Diesel Car Hardcover July, 1990. WE2PC/?tag prabook0b-20.