Another Grand Elk Derailment in Kalamazoo.

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Another Grand Elk Derailment in Kalamazoo.

Unread postby Jochs » Fri Dec 28, 2018 11:20 pm

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Re: Another Grand Elk Derailment in Kalamazoo.

Unread postby Super Chief » Fri Dec 28, 2018 11:35 pm

Already posted on GDLK OPS.
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Re: Another Grand Elk Derailment in Kalamazoo.

Unread postby Jochs » Fri Dec 28, 2018 11:42 pm

Super Chief wrote:Already posted on GDLK OPS.

This is a news story out of Michigan. After a day, the post in the GDLK will be buried in 41 pages of posts.
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Re: Another Grand Elk Derailment in Kalamazoo.

Unread postby MiddleMI » Sat Dec 29, 2018 1:16 am

As it should be; after a day, there shouldn't be much to talk about as it concerns a derail like this. I'm all for keeping Grand Elk stuff in the Grand Elk thread.
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Re: Another Grand Elk Derailment in Kalamazoo.

Unread postby Ben Higdon » Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:51 am

MiddleMI wrote:As it should be; after a day, there shouldn't be much to talk about as it concerns a derail like this. I'm all for keeping Grand Elk stuff in the Grand Elk thread.

How do you figure there'd be nothing to discuss after a day, "with a derailment like this"?
I don't look at the ops page as I don't want to look through endless pages of posts about the same trains passing the same mileposts every day.
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Re: Another Grand Elk Derailment in Kalamazoo.

Unread postby NS3322 » Sat Dec 29, 2018 12:33 pm

Ben Higdon wrote:I don't look at the ops page as I don't want to look through endless pages of posts about the same trains passing the same mileposts every day.


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Re: Another Grand Elk Derailment in Kalamazoo.

Unread postby M.D.Bentley » Sat Dec 29, 2018 2:09 pm

Engineering problem or trains handling issues ?
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Re: Another Grand Elk Derailment in Kalamazoo.

Unread postby Raildudes dad » Sat Dec 29, 2018 3:56 pm

Looks like string lining empties to me.
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Re: Another Grand Elk Derailment in Kalamazoo.

Unread postby Hogger1225 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:01 pm

Might be either string lining or make-up of the train. I've went around that curve hundreds of times during the PC-Conrail-NS days and never had any problems. Longest train I took around there was 150 empty multi-levels, 3 miles long.
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Re: Another Grand Elk Derailment in Kalamazoo.

Unread postby M.D.Bentley » Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:29 pm

ONLY 3 MILES LONG ! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Another Grand Elk Derailment in Kalamazoo.

Unread postby Hogger1225 » Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:33 pm

Yeah, just 3 miles. Short by tody's standards!
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