Boston & Maine Rail Diesel Car
Please note, this car has received some roof damage at one end (see photo gallery)
Built in 1955 by the Budd Company as an RDC1 for the Boston & Maine Railroad, retired by B&M and sold to the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority and operated in commuter service out of Boston, MA. Retired by MBTA and sold into private ownership and operated in excursion service until 2005. Car is in operating condition and has been stored serviceable. It is a very original and complete car that would work great on any tourist railroad. Some of the mechanical details include: Excellent stainless body, last date on Blue Card 2005, grease bearings, original D/C electrical system, holding tank on toilet, overhead water tank, good glazing, seats 86 with room for wheel chair, D-22 brake valves, disc brakes, ditch lights, equipped with both engines but one engine is removed from car and stored nearby, repainted interior, all seats have been reupholstered, PA system, car is equipped with heat & air conditioning, walk over seats, GM pancake style engines. NOTE: Car was retired by MBTA with only one engine, owner purchased a second engine to be installed on car (not installed yet) and it will need to be tested before installation, the car is equipped with Detroit 6-110 which are easy to maintain and get parts for.