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    AMTRAK F40PH #243 on Wye in Lake Wales, FL

    Here is another one after the collision with the police cars. I did not want to post the photo as it is on with copyright of Jim Satterwhite this shows engine #343 also. The train hit the cruisers at 40 MPH. View more details and photo here
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    AMTRAK F40PH #243 on Wye in Lake Wales, FL

    I did find this? although this had #343 in the photo.
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    Uganda Railways

    Thanks, @rogerfarnworth this was a really good thread.
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    CSX - Derail in Northern Indiana

    Photo Courtesy: Nappanee, IN Police Department News reports are saying the engineer and conductor were taken to the local hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.
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    Amtrak turns 47 years old

    So you know a little history Boris. Were you working on a train?
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    Amtrak turns 47 years old

    I found this article interesting. The first train operated by Amtrak was “The Clocker” from Philadelphia to New York on May 1 that left Penn Station at 12:05 AM - 1971. Photo By Drew Jacksich
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    Trains of Edmonds, Washington

    The Amtrak 137 Genesis unit is of the P42DC variation I think. The #137 has been the lead engine on many routes over the years. Thanks for the great photos Bill.
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    Trains of Edmonds, Washington

    That was a good idea. Although I will not be in Glenview until Mothers Day. My Mom still lives there. She is going to be 80 in December. I currently live in Western Springs - The BNSF Railway Line. The depot opened in 1915. - 3 tracks and 2 side platforms.
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    Trains of Edmonds, Washington

    I just checked the Train Status of The nothing special ;) Chicago bound Empire Builder (Amtrak #8) coming into my hometown is still on schedule. Actually 23 minutes early this afternoon. The train also makes a stop at the Glenview Depot (GLN) that is the town I grew up in.
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    America's Most Advanced Train - FIRST RIDE ON BRIGHTLINE!

    I thought the same thing they really look sleek. It looks like they have Two classes of service: Each train has three Smart coach cars and one Select coach car. The Select cars feature larger seats and complimentary food and beverages. After 3 p.m. on weekdays and after 11 a.m. on weekends...
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    Forum Software and Server Upgrades Completed

    Really Nice software upgrade Bob. The XenForo platform is the best. Great job. Thanks.
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    NTSB to Determine Cause of Roswell, New Mexico Rail Accident

    NTSB Cites Fatigue as Probable Cause of Train Collision
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    Infernum Location - Northern Nevada Railroad

    Watch one of the locations used for the psychological horror movie "Infernum," at Ely, Nevada. We were honored to be able to use the Northern Nevada Railway for much of the shoot. What a wonderful treat!! Watch the film and enjoy. Out in 2019.
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    NTSB to Determine Cause of Roswell, New Mexico Rail Accident

    NTSB to Reschedule Meeting on Fatal New Mexico Rail Wreck. The meeting was canceled as a result of the recent sightseeing helicopter crash in New York City's East River. NTSB Boardroom and Conference Center 4/10/2018 9:30 AM Due to the 3/12/2018 launch to the helicopter accident in New York...
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    Train derails in Attica NY - Wyoming County

    On Thursday 02/15/2018 just after 4:00 PM EST - Two engines and approximately ten railroad cars derailed of the Norfolk Southern Railroad. The railroad cars were carrying new cars as cargo - said Attica. NY Fire Chief Jay Myers. The lead engine is on fire and in coordination with the Norfolk...
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    Amtrak, BNSF, UP, Meets, GEVO Idle Sounds and more!

    Thanks Alex, I really like the video. Great job. The railroad/train sound effects and fade make this video top notch. I look forward to some more.
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    NTSB to Determine Cause of Roswell, New Mexico Rail Accident

    2/8/2018 ​WASHINGTON (Feb. 8, 2018) — The National Transportation Safety Board will meet to determine the probable cause of an accident involving two freight trains in Roswell, New Mexico in 2015; the board will also issue safety recommendations aimed at preventing similar accidents in the... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to