Railroad Accident Report Derailment of Amtrak Train 21 on the Union Pacific Railroad at Arlington, Texas

Railroad Accident Report Derailment of Amtrak Train 21 on the Union Pacific Railroad at Arlington, Texas

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About 7:00 p.m, . central standard time, on December 20, 1998, National Railroad Passenger Corporation train No. 21, the Texas Eagle, derailed on Union Pacific Railroad tracks in Arlington, Texas. Train 21 was en route from Chicago, Illinois, to San Antonio, Texas. The train was traveling westbound at a reduced speed of about 36 mph due to reports of rough track near milepost 231. Three locomotives and six cars derailed in a curve at milepost 230.62. Of the 198 passengers and 18 employees on the train, 12 passengers and 10 employees were injured. No fatalities resulted from the accident. The damages were estimated at about $1.4 millionshow more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 2.54mm | 154.22g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514111322
  • 9781514111321