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  • de Champeaux Dominique
    Yes, because this quotation forgets the essential: as that car had already derailed (unfortunately on the trestle), it was no more question to move the train
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      Yes, because this quotation "forgets" the essential: as that car had already derailed (unfortunately on the trestle), it was no more question to move the train in its full lenght. The crew did the only thing they could do, uncouple the remaining of the train before the trestle and move forward in order to save what they could...
      Dom

      Le mer. 04 mai 2011 04:33 CEST, Ell a écrit :

      >A good summation and pictures can be found here:
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      >http://www.snopes.com/photos/accident/trainfire.asp
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      >It also reproduces the false e-mail you are quoting.
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      >Ell Geib
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      >--- In z_scale@yahoogroups.com, "FT. Dewey" <kc5uci_2@...> wrote:
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      >> Not Z-Scale. but what can happen when rules are rules... (scroll down)
      >> Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is an oncoming train.
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      >>  Another fine example of misguided and thoughtless leadership.
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      >> The consequences of officialdom.....
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      >> It was a normal day in Sharon Springs, KS when a Union Pacific crew boarded a loaded coal train for the long trek to Salina.
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      >>  Just a few miles into the trip a wheel bearing became overheated and melted, letting a metal support drop down and grind on the rail, creating white hot molten metal droppings spewing down to the rail. 
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      >> The Good news: A very alert crew noticed smoke about halfway back in the train and immediately stopped the train in compliance with the rules. 
      >>  The Bad news: The train stopped with the hot wheel over a wooden bridge with creosote ties and trusses.
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      >> The crew tried to explain to higher-ups but were instructed not to move the train!
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      >> They were instructed that "Rules   prohibit moving the train when a part is defective" !! 
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      >> RULES IS RULES!
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      >> (Don't let common sense get in the way of a   good disaster!)
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