MMA Minor Derailment Brownville Jct - 06-25-2012

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MMA Minor Derailment Brownville Jct - 06-25-2012

Postby CN9634 » Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:09 am

http://www.wabi.tv/news/31262/train-car ... e-junction

Looks like a scrap car (or woodchip) got away and bashed into the side of that string of empty oil cans. Also wonder who ultimately was responsible... NBS or MMA?
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Re: MMA Minor Derailment Brownville Jct

Postby sandyriverman » Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:17 am

Photo from a friend who was there.

http://i290.photobucket.com/albums/ll24 ... etrain.jpg

The balance of the empty crude train went westbound this past Sunday evening!

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Re: MMA Minor Derailment Brownville Jct - 06-25-2012

Postby roberttosh » Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:02 pm

Were those tank cars part of the unit Oil train? If so, Irving can't be too happy about them cracking up the second test train. Not sure exactly what he meant, but happened to run into a Pan Am Train Engineer the other day and he said that Pan Am has "won" the Oil contract and that it would be @ 5 trains per month. The guy was clearly a Pan Am Engineer (we talked for a while), but unless I hear it from someone in the Executive wing, I tend to be somewhat skeptical, but still thought I'd mention it.
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Re: MMA Minor Derailment Brownville Jct - 06-25-2012

Postby sandyriverman » Wed Jun 27, 2012 4:21 pm

I believe that the derailed tank cars, in the photo I posted, were some of the empty cars from the first crude train to come though Brownville a few weeks back. The balance of them went westbound towards Sherbrooke Sunday night according to a friend who works around there.

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