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Grand Trunk brings back train horns due to safety concerns

Unread postby R.E.A.P.E.R. » Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:00 pm

We're sounding the horns again in South Bend!!

No longer a 'quiet zone': Train whistles howling again on South Bend's east side
Grand Trunk brings back train horns due to safety concerns

SOUTH BEND — After years of relative silence, residents living near the Grand Trunk Western Railroad line on the city's east side are hearing train whistles again.

The Grand Trunk Western — a subsidiary of Canadian National......

http://www.southbendtribune.com/news/pu ... 1399c.html

http://www.wndu.com/content/news/South- ... 91023.html :roll:

http://www.wndu.com/content/news/Grand- ... 38593.html
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Re: Grand Trunk brings back train horns due to safety concer

Unread postby SousaKerry » Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:14 am

Let the idiots speak out..

"This Friday night, past midnight, every train that goes by starts beeping their horn, two, three bursts at every intersection," said Joseph Araman, who lives near the intersection of Sunnymede and 30th Street. "I'm telling you, those are like air horns, you know, at basketball games? That's what it sounded like in my bedroom."


Gee I wonder where the horns at basketball games came from.. idiot
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Re: Grand Trunk brings back train horns due to safety concer

Unread postby justalurker66 » Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:32 am

"Trains conductors began blowing horns at crossings in eastern South Bend on Saturday amid safety concerns."

I understand the confusion ... The city is considering all of their crossings as part of one quiet zone. CN is concerned with their crossings. Upgrading NS crossings does not improve the safety of CN crossings. The city needs to complete the job.
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Re: Grand Trunk brings back train horns due to safety concer

Unread postby A No.1 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:22 pm

justalurker66 wrote:"Trains conductors began blowing horns at crossings in eastern South Bend on Saturday amid safety concerns."

I understand the confusion ... The city is considering all of their crossings as part of one quiet zone. CN is concerned with their crossings. Upgrading NS crossings does not improve the safety of CN crossings. The city needs to complete the job.


Conductors dont blow horns
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Re: Grand Trunk brings back train horns due to safety concer

Unread postby justalurker66 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:07 am

A No.1 wrote:
justalurker66 wrote:"Trains conductors began blowing horns at crossings in eastern South Bend on Saturday amid safety concerns."

I understand the confusion ... The city is considering all of their crossings as part of one quiet zone. CN is concerned with their crossings. Upgrading NS crossings does not improve the safety of CN crossings. The city needs to complete the job.


Conductors dont blow horns

Not the only thing wrong in the article I quoted.
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Re: Grand Trunk brings back train horns due to safety concer

Unread postby Saturnalia » Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:16 am

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