Vandals derail CSX train near Philadelphia

Discussion in 'The Real Thing- North America' started by TomPM, Apr 23, 2003.

  1. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Last night vandal placed about 15 tires on the tracks that caused a CSX train to derail at Neshaminy Falls on the ex-Reading New York Short Line in Bensalem. One of the derailed cars fell across the SEPTA commuter tracks causing a disruption in service on the R3 West Trenton Line.

    Here are some links to the story:

    http://www.nbc10.com/travelgetaways/2152481/detail.html

    http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/traffic/04222003_traf_derailment.html

    http://www.kyw1060.com/news_story_detail.cfm?newsitemid=28909

    http://kyw.com/news/local_story_113072130.html
  2. rcwatkins

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    Those vandals need to be arrested for derailing public transportation! :mad: Can't the poor ol CSX catch a break? :(
  3. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Yes i strongly agree with you rcwatkins. Some people have no respect for railroad property. I don't think that was right that they did that. They could have killed the crew of that train and then they would have been in more trouble than they all ready are. Again i strongly agree with you.
  4. Hoghead

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    It has been going on in that area for quite awhile. The area roughly from Olney to Langhorne Pa. always has something on the tracks ranging from old hot water heaters to shopping carts.

    It always makes for an interesting trip through the area.