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Budd Rail Diesel Car
United States | 1949 | 398 cars built
Triple unit of BC Rail as the “West Coast Railway Excursion Special” in September 1987 near Whitford, British Columbia
Triple unit of BC Rail as the “West Coast Railway Excursion Special” in September 1987 near Whitford, British Columbia
Roger Puta
VariantRDC-1RDC-2RDC-3 (mail)RDC-4 (mail/luggage)
General
Built1949-1962
ManufacturerBudd
Axle config1A-A1 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Seats9070480
Dimensions and Weights
Length85 ft 0 in73 ft 10 in
Empty weight118,300 lbs114,200 lbs117,950 lbs109,200 lbs
Power
Power sourcediesel-hydraulic
Top speed85 mph
EngineDetroit Diesel 6-110
Engine type6-cyl. diesel2x 6-cyl. diese1
Engine output550 hp (410 kW)
Power Plant
Boiler
Calculated Values
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last changed: 10 2023
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