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Old 02-14-2017, 08:45 PM
Acsenray Acsenray is offline
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There are several safeguards against runaway trains. The plot of a train having the engineer get killed, or keel over, or the throttle handle broke off by some nefarious character is incorrect.


The 2010 movie Unstoppable was based on an actual incident — http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSX_8888_incident
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Old 03-27-2017, 10:18 PM
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And another one just happened. Professionals charged with keeping a civilian protected leave civilian unchaperoned. Surprise! Civilian slips out the back door to take care of something he thinks he has to do.

The audience has seen it coming like there was a flashing neon sign.
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