Derailment in Leeds/Monmouth 12-20-2016

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Derailment in Leeds/Monmouth 12-20-2016

Postby MEC407 » Tue Dec 20, 2016 11:43 am

From WCSH-6's Katie Bavoso, via Twitter:

Katie Bavoso wrote:Blue Rock Rd in Leeds this AM is blocked by a derailed Pan Am train. Ice on the track caused the train to have to stop.
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Engines on their way to the derailed train on Blue Rock Rd to pull it back into tracks. A crane is also coming in case it's needed.

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Re: Derailment in Leeds/Monmouth 12-20-2016

Postby Engineer Spike » Tue Dec 20, 2016 4:28 pm

Now this is three in about the last fortnight! New Britain, Buckland, and now Leeds.
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Re: Derailment in Leeds/Monmouth 12-20-2016

Postby gokeefe » Tue Dec 20, 2016 10:30 pm

Time for a flanger run ...
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Re: Derailment in Leeds/Monmouth 12-20-2016

Postby Mikejf » Wed Dec 21, 2016 5:08 am

Flangers work, but not on crossings. All the rain Sunday undoubtedly contributed to this
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