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Local Radio Report-Flordia Train Engineer Says Crash Was Caused by 'Anomaly on Train Track'
National Transportation and Safety Board ^
| April 19, 2002
| Local Orlando Radio Report
Posted on 04/19/2002 3:31:50 PM PDT by codebreaker
Local report just heard on the top of the hour update.
1. Deviation from the normal or common form or rule. (syn anomalousness)
2. A person who is unusual (syn. unusual person)
Source-Word Net 1.6 1997 Princeton University
TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: 2002; 200204; 20020419; amtrak; anomaly; engineer; flordia; railroads; trains
No link yet, this fits the weekend news black hole of Friday Afternnon if there was hanky panky..
Maybe you heard, 'Amon Ali'.
This has a Hazy Shade of Tinfoil........
posted on 04/19/2002 3:35:48 PM PDT
The thing i wonder about it that those were CSX tracks and they had been inspected a few hours before the AMTRAK train went over them. in fact a frieght train is being inspected that went over that same track section.IF there is no evidence on its wheels that the anomoly was on the tracks I would think that possible sabbotage might be involved.Wonder if the NTSB will look at all the possible reasons for this train wreck?
To: lexington minuteman 1775
"... I would think that possible sabbotage might be involved.Wonder if the NTSB will look at all the possible reasons for this train wreck?"
Is it tin-hat conspiracy time again?
posted on 04/19/2002 3:57:31 PM PDT
The story here
says that the tracks were misaligned.
posted on 04/19/2002 4:01:21 PM PDT
To: lexington minuteman 1775
At this juncture, we really cannot rule out terrorism can we? We don't know where all the cells are and how do we know they don't work for the railroad? They might not be arabs after all or maybe they changed their names, etc.
The news seems to be drying up already on this disaster maybe on purpose. The NTSB always puts a lid on stuff.
Now Fox News Channel said the engineer thought the tracks were misaligned. That's why he put on the brakes. How'd that happen? Any railroad experts here?
I tell you one thing, if I ever see an Anomaly in front of me, I am definitely going to apply the brakes.
How many legs did this one appear to have, and was it alive or dead?
posted on 04/19/2002 5:40:03 PM PDT
To: floriduh voter
Several years ago I seem to remember that someone was sabotaging the tracks in Britian. There were several accidents. I thought from the beginning that this MIGHT have been a terrorist incident. Remember, their strength is that they strike where we are not prepared. Especially in Florida I am suspicious, FL seems to be a good place for terrorist cells to operate, we have such a high transcient rate here.
That said, if this WAS a terrorist incident, I would think they would have claimed responsibility by now. Terrorism is only "fun" when you let your victims know it was you.
To: I still care
posted on 04/19/2002 6:01:29 PM PDT
Train Engineer Says Crash Was Caused by 'Anomaly on Train Track'
I wander just exactly Ann O'Malley was doing on the tracks at that time of day ;-)
posted on 04/19/2002 6:57:50 PM PDT
"Wonder if the NTSB will look at all the possible reasons for this train wreck?"
Since it wasn't televised live to the nation,I doubt it.
posted on 04/19/2002 7:30:40 PM PDT
by John W
Were the tracks inspected from a featherbed?
To: John W
If we would just put all economic activity under government control, bad things like this wouldn't happen.
Government is the source of everything good.
Individuals working 12 hours a day creating useful products and services; MAKING A PROFIT; and acting in thier own self-interest in order to support themselves and thier families are the source of everything evil.
It should be clear to every sane person that we need 101% taxation.
VOTE MARXIST, .. Umm, I mean DEMOCRAT!
Some fine day in the future, everything will function as efficiently and cost-effectively as AMTRAK.
posted on 04/19/2002 11:11:45 PM PDT
The story here says that the tracks were misaligned.
OK, so how could you get crooked tracks. Could someone go out there and yank out some spikes? And if so, with what?
To: HiTech RedNeck
OK, so how could you get crooked tracks
Register them Democrat?
Did they every convict anyone for the derailment in Arizona a few years back?
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