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Old 08-27-2014, 01:20 PM   #1
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CSX Train Vs Motorhome

This is what happens when a CSX train gets too close to a motorhome. This happened in LaGrange, KY
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Old 08-27-2014, 02:12 PM   #2
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Was the MH parallel to the tracks?
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That's a shame, but a bit puzzling. Trains run on tracks. You can't get hit by a train if you stay off the tracks. If you park close to the tracks, you could get hit. Trains are much easier to avoid than cars, trucks, or buses, which don't run on tracks.
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Therein lies the problem. The tracks run right down the middle of Main Street.
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Old 08-27-2014, 02:34 PM   #5
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This is what happens when a CSX train gets too close to a motorhome. This happened in LaGrange, KY
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That's a shame, but a bit puzzling. Trains run on tracks. You can't get hit by a train if you stay off the tracks. If you park close to the tracks, you could get hit. Trains are much easier to avoid than cars, trucks, or buses, which don't run on tracks.
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Unless the train derailed that train did not get "to close" to that motor home.
Some idiot got that motor home to close to where the train runs.

(Proof that "common sense" is not always "common").

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Thinking/ hoping that some family escaped serious injury or worse ....
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Old 08-27-2014, 02:51 PM   #7
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That is an accident that could have been a whole lot worse. Hopefully no one was hurt.
I agree it had to be too close to the tracks or was sticking out onto the tracks . It looks like it was hit just in the rear corner.
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Looks like he has been rac'n at Bristol or some similar short track. That probably won't be a cheap repair. I hope no one was injured!
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