Science: To Beat the Reading

A new interurban car, claimed to be the fastest electric car ever built for commuter service and more modern in design than the most modern bus, made trial runs at Philadelphia last week. It was built by J. G. Brill Co. for Philadelphia & Western Railway and is the first of ten such cars which will run between Philadelphia's 69th Street station and Norristown at an average speed of 52½ m.p.h., including stops. It seats 52 passengers, costs $30,000.

The designers say the car has made 90 m.p.h., will make more. It...

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