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Date: 11/06/20 09:33
Sudden track failure Jan 7 CN wreck
Author: tomstp




Date: 11/06/20 11:26
Re: Sudden track failure Jan 7 CN wreck
Author: trainjunkie

So the carriers are busy chasing away carload business so they can focus on intermodal and bulk commodity trains, which beat the crap out of the track, all while scaling back maintenance and inspections to prop up the operating ratios? Sounds like a great plan. 



Date: 11/06/20 16:36
Re: Sudden track failure Jan 7 CN wreck
Author: PHall

trainjunkie Wrote:
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> So the carriers are busy chasing away carload
> business so they can focus on intermodal and bulk
> commodity trains, which beat the crap out of the
> track, all while scaling back maintenance and
> inspections to prop up the operating ratios?
> Sounds like a great plan. 


Well it is for the Wall Street guys.



Date: 11/06/20 18:34
Re: Sudden track failure Jan 7 CN wreck
Author: trainjunkie

PHall Wrote:
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> Well it is for the Wall Street guys.

Until it becomes unsustainable. 



Date: 11/06/20 20:29
Re: Sudden track failure Jan 7 CN wreck
Author: PHall

trainjunkie Wrote:
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> PHall Wrote:
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> > Well it is for the Wall Street guys.
>
> Until it becomes unsustainable. 

They will have taken their profits, sold their stock and moved on to their next victim by then.



Date: 11/07/20 08:36
Re: Sudden track failure Jan 7 CN wreck
Author: EMDSW-1

Was expecting PlyWoody to chime in here with advice for Canadian National's Engineering Department ! ! !

SW-1



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