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Crashes traumatic for railroad employees

Posted By rob On July 28, 2013 @ 8:00 pm In News,Recent Updates | Comments Disabled

Crashes are traumatic for both victims and the railroad employees who witness the tragedies unfold.

An average freight train has 100 cars and at least two engines, a total package weighing as much as 6,000 tons. Traveling at 55 mph, such a train takes at least a mile to come to a stop, according to U.S. Department of Transportation data.

Read the complete story at the Des Moines Register.


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