Railroad Accident Report

Railroad Accident Report : Collision Involving Three Consolidated Rail Corporation Freight Trains Operating in Fog on a Double Main Track Near Bryan, Ohio, January 17, 1999

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About 1:58 a.m. eastern standard time on January 17, 1999, three Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) freight trains operating in fog on a double main track were involved in an accident near Bryan, Ohio. Westbound Mail-9, traveling near maximum authorized speed on track No. 1, struck the rear of a slower moving westbound train, TV-7, at milepost 337.22. The collision caused the derailment of the 3 locomotive units and the first 13 cars of Mail-9 and the last 3 cars of TV-7. The derailed equipment fouled the No. 2 track area and struck the 12th car of train MGL-16, which was operating eastbound on the adjacent track. The impact caused 18 cars in the MGL-16 consist to derail. The engineer and conductor of Mail-9 were killed in the accident. The crewmembers of TV-7 and MGL-16 were not injured. Total estimated damages were $5.3 million.
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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 3.81mm | 222.26g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514111306
  • 9781514111307