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Old 02-19-2013, 02:13 PM   #2
bigbassloyd
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There is a full report online about the 2000 derailment that can be found via google search, and it's a very detailed read.

Apparently from my sources, this time the train (with 4 units up front) went into emergency at 15mph on the grade, and stopped. The conductor went to start tying brakes and the train began to roll. He jumped back on and down the grade they went reaching 51mph before dumping 74-75 of the 78 car consist about 3 miles up from Bloomington. No injuries reported on this one thank goodness.

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