Man stuck on tracks in wheelchair, kinda pulled away

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Man stuck on tracks in wheelchair, kinda pulled away

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9uUU6-F2Ug
So this happened yesterday in Lodi CA. Guy in wheelchair stuck on the tracks. Cop tries to pull him to safety. Appears at least one of his legs got amputated, but at least the man is still alive.
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Re: Man stuck on tracks in wheelchair, kinda pulled away

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Well that sucks
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Is it just me, or did I not hear any brakes going on?
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I don't hear the brakes either :?
hoborich wrote:
Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:27 pm
Is it just me, or did I not hear any brakes going on?
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You don't always hear the squeal of emergency brakes at higher speeds. That train was really moving!
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Re: Man stuck on tracks in wheelchair, kinda pulled away

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SD80MAC wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:01 am
You don't always hear the squeal of emergency brakes at higher speeds. That train was really moving!
45 mph is the maximum timetable speed.

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I was a conductor one time and we hit a pickup and trailer. The engineer made a brake reduction but didn't big hole it. He said if I big holed it, we wouldn't have slowed down much and I would run the risk of flattening wheels. The crash shows the value of the ADA rubber inserts in the flange-way.

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