KCS derailment in October

BoxcabE50 Dec 28, 2020

  1. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    I don't recall any media uproar about this one. WOW. Talk about being on the spot!

     
  2. Akirasho

    Akirasho TrainBoard Member

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    … with that number of tank cars, I'd pegged the speedometer in ESREVER!!!
     
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  3. Hardcoaler

    Hardcoaler TrainBoard Member

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    Me too Akirasho! I'd be out of there as quick as I could. :eek:
     
  4. Kurt Moose

    Kurt Moose TrainBoard Member

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    :eek::confused:o_O:X3::cautious:
    Yeah, no sticking around for that outcome, no sir!!
     
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  5. HemiAdda2d

    HemiAdda2d Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    I studied too many derailments involving HAZMATs to have stuck around like that... There's no telling what is involved, and being in SE Texas, the chemical coast offers plenty of dangerous varieties!
    There's nothing in the NTSB page about this derailment. No preliminary reports, not even an overview. I wouldn't expect a full report for 2-4 yrs.
     
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  6. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Some of their annual reports on the various Class I, II, III financials don't even start coming out until 8-9 (August-September) months after the prior year ended.
     

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