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Rock slide damages NY train tracks, halts service
AP ^ | Jul 19, 2014

Posted on 07/19/2014 9:00:08 PM PDT by george76

Tumbling rocks north of New York City have damaged a stretch of train tracks in the nation's second-largest commuter rail system, suspending service and leaving hundreds of passengers without rides.

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The rock slide is the latest headache for a railroad recovering from two major accidents and myriad service disruptions. In December, a Metro-North Hudson Line train derailed in the Bronx, killing four passengers and injuring more than 70 others. In May 2013, a train heading east from New York City to New Haven derailed and was hit by a westbound train outside Bridgeport

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TOPICS: Government; US: New York
KEYWORDS: highspeedrail; highspeedtrains; ny; nyc; trains

1 posted on 07/19/2014 9:00:08 PM PDT by george76
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To: george76

NYC ... couldn’t care less


2 posted on 07/19/2014 9:29:05 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: george76

Who cares??????


3 posted on 07/20/2014 12:31:02 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: george76

The current moronic mayor will pass a law to ban rocks.


4 posted on 07/20/2014 12:32:43 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: chiefqc

There is no good reason anyone needs to own “assault rocks”. Owning more than 7 rocks must be outlawed immediately.


5 posted on 07/20/2014 5:10:25 AM PDT by Flick Lives ("I can't believe it's not Fascism!")
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