Tried to beat the train

r_i_straw Nov 7, 2018

  1. r_i_straw

    r_i_straw Staff Member

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    Today in Fort Worth, someone attempted to beat the Eagle to a crossing. Two folks from the car in serious condition.
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  2. Hardcoaler

    Hardcoaler TrainBoard Member

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    Sheesh. That sure saved some time.
     
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  3. RailMix

    RailMix TrainBoard Member

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    I'd say they were fortunate all things considered. They didn't get killed.
     
  4. r_i_straw

    r_i_straw Staff Member

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    They were pushed about one train length before sliding off to the side of the track. The collision happened at the intersection upper left where the star is and ended up by the asterisk.
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  5. Hytec

    Hytec TrainBoard Member

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    Maybe now coming out of hours in OR and the anesthetic wearing off they may wish they had been.
     
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  6. Kurt Moose

    Kurt Moose TrainBoard Member

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    The train always wins. Period.

    Feel bad for the train crew, they are powerless and can only watch in horror and pray no one is getting killed as the train pushes them down the track.
     
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  7. r_i_straw

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    The impact side of the car.
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  8. acptulsa

    acptulsa TrainBoard Member

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    Car or red plantain banana?
     
  9. Doug Gosha

    Doug Gosha TrainBoard Member

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    Texters while driving - Train "beaters" - Same people.

    Doug
     
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  10. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    This says it all.
     
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  11. fordy744

    fordy744 TrainBoard Member

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    unfortunately improved car safety keeps these in the gene pool... let natural selection take it's course...

    I second the thoughts for the train crew!
     

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