'Trespassing' Tree & Derailment in Hawthorne

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'Trespassing' Tree & Derailment in Hawthorne

Postby nomis » Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:37 pm

Car on Metro-North passenger train derails after striking tree in Hawthorne amid high winds
A rail car on a Metro-North passenger train derailed in Hawthorne after striking a tree on Monday, according to the MTA.

Metro-North tweeted about the incident around 1 p.m. It is not yet known if anyone is injured; images on social media show dozens of officials are at the scene.

The derailment occurred during a wind advisory warning of 20 to 30 mph winds and gusts reaching 50 mph, according to the National Weather Service.
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Re: 'Trespassing' Tree & Derailment in Hawthorne

Postby DutchRailnut » Mon Feb 13, 2017 4:13 pm

If Conductors are in charge, why are they promoted to be Engineer???

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