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Thread: AmTrak Train derails and falls to highway below. Seattle WA.

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    AmTrak Train derails and falls to highway below. Seattle WA.






    Some old things are lovely..
    Warm still with the life of forgotten men who made them.




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    The train had just begun using a new high-speed route Monday morning. Lakewood city oficials had earlier expressed fears that the new route would cause serious accidents.

    http://komonews.com/news/local/lakew...-train-service





    Some old things are lovely..
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    The fact that it derailed in the perfect spot to have the cars fall onto I-5 is more than a tiny bit suspicious. The odds are astronomical.
    You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality

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    ballasted grade - bridge has a different harmonic balance. could be that the bridge deck was only an inch lower then need be for that rate of speed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jhoffa_X View Post
    The train had just begun using a new high-speed route Monday morning. Lakewood city oficials had earlier expressed fears that the new route would cause serious accidents.

    http://komonews.com/news/local/lakew...-train-service
    sacrifices must be made for ze greater good

    You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality

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    we don't even know if the engineer was currently using the traction boxes and at what rate if he was.

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    I KNOW this is obvious but it is worth repeating that this is a GOVERNMENT RUN RAIL LINE!!! LAWL!!





    Some old things are lovely..
    Warm still with the life of forgotten men who made them.




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    no J. its not. PSAP, OYLO BN&SF, or UNP.

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    its a freight line that currently other rails have trackage rights to as well.

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