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remote control locomotive

Discussion in 'Metal Heads' started by Joe bonin, May 16, 2004.

  1. Joe bonin

    Joe bonin New Jack

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    Subject: Fw: Arlington Texas RCL Accident





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    Brothers,



    I was provided these photos and information by Brother xxxxx xxxxxxx Chairman. Per a meeting with UP last week, they have suspended remote implementation all over the system with the exception of Englewood Yard in Houston for at least 2 months, maybe more.



    Fraternally,



    XXX XXXXXX




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    Figure 1 RCL, UP Y626, behind the auto rack it just overturned on March 10, 2004. Pictures 1-5 were taken by a bystander who witnessed the collision.



    Figure 2 Eyewitnesses say this RCL struck the overturned car three times.



    Figure 3 The auto rack is lying on main two (south main) and is fouling main one (north main), Amtrak Texas Eagle #21 had passed this location (MP 231) minutes before, arriving in Ft Worth (MP 250) at 14:51. The RCL job responsible for the derailment and collision went on duty at 13:00.



    Figure 4 UP train MTXFW 10 stopped on main one (north main) after hitting the overturned auto rack at approximately 16:40.



    Figure 5 Conductor inspecting his train after striking the auto rack.



    Figure 6 RCL after ramming the auto rack three times.



    Figure 7 The top of the auto rack and the cars inside were destroyed when hit by the MTXFW 10.



    Figure 8 Unofficial estimates of damage are as high as $500,000 to the autos alone.



    Figure 9 Probable location of initial impact that overturned the auto rack.



    Figure 10 What’s the dollar estimate of this damage?



    Figure 11 A close-up view.



    Figure 12 Another view.



    Figure 13 just scrape now



    Figure 14 Part of the top of the auto rack.



    March 10, 2004



    Remote control job H5R, on duty 13:00 on 310
     
  2. Pfffffffffft

    Pfffffffffft Moderator Crew

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  3. SterOne

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  4. InnerCityRebel

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  5. KiSe

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  6. knoxgraff

    knoxgraff Junior Member

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    what the hell.....
     
  7. amish son

    amish son Senior Member

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    who the fuck is joe bonin?
     
  8. 2ten

    2ten Member

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    this should be in trainspotting
     
  9. fr8otech

    fr8otech Senior Member

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    you posted everything except the flicks
     
  10. dignan

    dignan Senior Member

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    uhm, thats kind of a bummer you gave out their names and emails on this thread...you should maybe think about deleting that out of the post......just my thoughts
     
  11. This WaY OUT

    This WaY OUT Junior Member

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    i got something to say, i raped your mother today
     
  12. adderall

    adderall Elite Member

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    interesting read.. but i was thinking the same thing as far as their privacy goes
     
  13. mastdontcont

    mastdontcont New Jack

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    hmmm...i see all their names hidden.
     
  14. northeastballs

    northeastballs Member

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    THIS THREAD IS GAYER THAN AIDS
     
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