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  by PRRGuy
Today, due to a cracked brake line on train 108, it left sheridan with only 2 of its 8 cars. The passenger extra from Gary, picked them up later in the morning and ran as a 12 car extra down 11th street..with a trailer bringing up the markers to boot!

  by dinwitty
all the passengers moved to the good cars?

how did they handle the bad brake line?

  by PRRGuy
what people they did have on the train they moved to the head 2 cars, to move that car, we dropped the pans on that car and the trailor, those were the now 2 end cars on the west end, also we cut out the trucks and they're ready to move.