NS says crack in rail no big deal

There are 3 comments on the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen story from Apr 23, 2008, titled NS says crack in rail no big deal. In it, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen reports that:

“I stopped one of the fellows right in front of it and he looked at it and said thanks and went on up the road”

WAYNE, W.Va. -- Some folks who live along Front Street are concerned that the train tracks in front of their home could lead to a disaster. via Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

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Missy

Buckhannon, WV

#1 Apr 23, 2008
This is right in front of My brothers house ,So I hope It is no big deal ,He is in a wheelchair and if something happened It would be harder for him to get away,I don't know that it would make a train derail but It doesn't seem safe.

Since: May 07

washington

#2 Apr 27, 2008
you can contact the ntsb (national transportation safety board) or the fra (federal railroad administration) about these issues and see if something can be done. The monitor everything from rails to trains to trucks on safety.
Missy wrote:
This is right in front of My brothers house ,So I hope It is no big deal ,He is in a wheelchair and if something happened It would be harder for him to get away,I don't know that it would make a train derail but It doesn't seem safe.
Curious

AOL

#3 Jun 17, 2008
Has this been fixed?
Missy wrote:
This is right in front of My brothers house ,So I hope It is no big deal ,He is in a wheelchair and if something happened It would be harder for him to get away,I don't know that it would make a train derail but It doesn't seem safe.

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