Re: Heartland Flyer update


Mike Murray
 


On Sat, Oct 16, 2021, 10:02 AM Steve Grabman via groups.io <sgrabman=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:
The 197 is the loco that derailed and sustained damage and is currently in the yard at Ardmore.  197 is also a Big Game Train engine.  The rest of the train ran back to Fort Worth early this morning.  After seeing video of the crash, I’m amazed no one was seriously injured.

Steve Grabman
> On Oct 16, 2021, at 8:53 AM, texaszephyr <texaszephyr@...> wrote:
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> Last night the northbound HF struck a semi and auto transport trailer that had high centered on a grade crossing between Thackerville and Marietta.
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> The crossing was a county road and had signs warning trucks that they would high center.
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> The HF struck the truck and trailer, derailing the lead truck on the lead loco #157 and doing considerable damage to it and one of the pass cars.
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> #157 is one of the special Big Game Train locos.
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> TZ
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