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Second Section Newest Train To Make. Stop In Cumberland General Motors "Train Of Tomorrow" Will Be On Exhibition Monday, June 16 Cumberland will be one of the flrst cities to see the newest thing on rails, the General Motors "Train of Tomorrow," when it stops her« for two hours Monday, June 16. Revealed for public inspection for the first time last week in Chicago, and publicized in several national magazines, the G.M. "Train of Tomorrow" Tomorrow" will be on exhibition in Pittsburgh prior to its Cumberland stop of two hours before its .first appearance in Washington and. other eastern cities. The amazing new' train will pull into Cumberland shortly befor* noon (DST) under its own power —a 2,000 horsepower Diesel, electromotive electromotive unit. According to word received this morning by Matthew W. Grove,. Baltimore and Ohio traveling passenger agent for the Cumberland Division, the super- train will be open for public in«» spection from noon to 2 p. m. Details Details of the inspection and location of the train will be arranged within within the next couple, of days. Samples of four ultra modern railroad cars will be included in the train. All have dome observation observation roofs and four deck levels. Among the innovations are an all- electric kitchen, train to home tele-, phone connections, dining car with/ three levels, wire recorded entertainment entertainment programs, "living room" car interiors and a new type spring system that practically eliminate* swing and sway: The locomotive and much of th« equipment was built by General Motors, but the cars are a product of the Pullman-Standard Car Company. Company.

Clipped from Cumberland Evening Times03 Jun 1947, TuePage 13

Cumberland Evening Times (Cumberland, Maryland)03 Jun 1947, TuePage 13
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