How I single handedly delayed a whole bunch of PATH trains

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How I single handedly delayed a whole bunch of PATH trains

Post by philipmartin » Tue Jan 05, 2010 8:54 am

I was working Hudson early one morning, years ago, and I had a burro crane to get from one side of the interlocking to the other. So I did it, and delayed a rush hour PATH train, which delayed the one behind it, and so on. After a while the PATH figured out who had put their rush hour in the bag.

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Re: How I single handedly delayed a whole bunch of PATH trains

Post by lostsoul » Wed Jan 06, 2010 2:03 am

Good for you

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Re: How I single handedly delayed a whole bunch of PATH trains

Post by sixty-six » Wed Jan 06, 2010 2:45 pm

Cool story, bro.

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Re: How I single handedly delayed a whole bunch of PATH trains

Post by OportRailfan » Wed Jan 06, 2010 4:08 pm

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Re: How I single handedly delayed a whole bunch of PATH trains

Post by RedLantern » Wed Jan 06, 2010 4:25 pm

philipmartin wrote:I was working Hudson early one morning, years ago, and I had a burro crane to get from one side of the interlocking to the other. So I did it, and delayed a rush hour PATH train, which delayed the one behind it, and so on. After a while the PATH figured out who had put their rush hour in the bag.
and...?
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Re: How I single handedly delayed a whole bunch of PATH trains

Post by cruiser939 » Wed Jan 06, 2010 8:30 pm

From the stories you tell, it seems as if you've failed at just about everyone one of the many jobs you've held on the railroad.
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Re: How I single handedly delayed a whole bunch of PATH trains

Post by philipmartin » Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:19 am

and...?
I got a verbal reprimand.

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Re: How I single handedly delayed a whole bunch of PATH trains

Post by TREnecNYP » Mon Jan 18, 2010 6:50 pm

philipmartin wrote:
and...?
I got a verbal reprimand.

Epic.

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