Fashions in Cars

Railroad passengers who have long endured the lurching promiscuity of the open-section sleeper, the hop-skip-&-jump down the leg-barred aisle of a club car or the dubious amenities of a coach wash room are due for something better, and very soon.

One good example of how the railroads will pamper their passengers with new equipment was the $6 million, 60-car order which, last week, was ready for signing with the Edward G. Budd Manufacturing Co. Three railroads (the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy, the Denver & Rio Grande Western, the Western Pacific) plan to operate the new equipment in ten-car, diesel-powered daily streamliners...

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