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  • General discussion of passenger rail proposals and systems not otherwise covered in the specific forums in this category, including high speed rail.
General discussion of passenger rail proposals and systems not otherwise covered in the specific forums in this category, including high speed rail.

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  by Ocala Mike
 
Still within the lifetime of some of us here, the LIRR wreck of 11/22/50 in Richmond Hill (Kew Gardens) stands out as a tragic example of telescoping. Read about it here:

http://www.richmondhillhistory.org/LIRRcrash.html
  by UPRR engineer
 
Cant see this as having anything to do with RR Ops. Moved to a Passenger Train Forum
  by jersey_emt
 
hi55us wrote:
AEM7AC920 wrote:Ok and what if the train is rear ended by another train??
That would be odd...
Why would it be odd?