"no one steering"

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GAP
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"no one steering"

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My local TV station (WWMT) just reported about a run-away train in India that traveled 45 miles "with no one steering." Those trains in India must really be something!

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Cruise. Control.

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Jochs
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That reminds me of when I rode the trolley around Memphis, TN back in 2006. Some guy with his little girl was on there and pointed to the brake wheel inside the car and told her that this was how the driver steered the trolley. :lol:
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Vonkamrath
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Someone at NS inadvertently steered one into the Lehigh River today.

https://youtu.be/sNcIy5vV4ZY?si=O7Zgx5izXYr46zEi

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Re: "no one steering"

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Well, the loco was dirty, and he,wanted to wash it, and......................

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