Pioneer III

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Pioneer III (railcar) - Electric Multiple Unit
... Finding no takers for the Pioneer III coach, Budd re-worked the design into an Electric Multiple Unit for commuter operations by fitting a propulsion system ... antiquated fleet of MP54 suburban MU's prompted the railroad to order 6 Pioneer III MU's from Budd in 1958 ... Measuring roughly 85 feet in length and 10 feet in width, the Pioneer III coach resembled the stainless steel coaches used by the Pennsylvania Railroad for its premier New York City-Washington, D.C ...
Pioneer III (railcar)
... The Pioneer III railcar was a short/medium distance coach designed and built by the Budd Company in 1956 with an emphasis on weight savings ... The 6 production Pioneer III units were the first all stainless steel bodied EMU railcar built in North America and at 90,000 pounds, the lightest ...
Pioneer III (railcar) - Electric Multiple Unit - Service History
... Although the Pioneer III design was advanced for its time, operating headaches and a ready stream of available GG-1 locomotive-hauled coaches spelled a premature end to the Pioneer III coaches in long-distance ... the PRR contracted with the Budd Company to build a more advanced version of the Pioneer III design ... Using the Pioneer III as a model, the new "Silverliner", as the stainless steel MU coaches were called, differed greatly from the Pioneers ...

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