Tears and Questions

Tears and Questions

There are 2 comments on the Long Beach Press-Telegram story from Sep 15, 2008, titled Tears and Questions. In it, Long Beach Press-Telegram reports that:

A dispatcher tried to warn the engineer of a Metrolink commuter train that he was about to collide with a freight train but the call came too late, rail officials investigating the crash that killed 25 people ...

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Boise, ID

#1 Sep 15, 2008
This is a horrible accident . I know the area well where this accident took place. I have worked in Tour and Charter buses for over 25 years . I do not under stand why a rail opeartor would be text messaging while driveing a train in a known area for incurissions. There is only one track that could be bulit do to the mountians . This is a major train route between San Digeo Ca ,through Washington State. Trains have operated through here for years on this route with out a accident like this ever happening . This accident was 100 percent aviodable I do know my spelling is horrible I am desylic

Anaheim, CA

#2 Sep 15, 2008
Soooo sad!!!!! God bless the families and victims of this tragic accident.

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