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

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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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Good for you

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Cool story, bro.

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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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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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and...?
I got a verbal reprimand.

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

Epic.

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