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Train Derailed By Landslide In Scotland  
User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8556 posts, RR: 10
Posted (10 years 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2302 times:
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Sky News is reporting a train derailed near Inverness, possibly due to a landslide. 9 people slightly injured.

[Edited 2005-11-26 09:36:26]

After Monday and Tuesday even the calendar says WTF...
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User currently offlineBMIFlyer From UK - England, joined Feb 2004, 8810 posts, RR: 56
Reply 1, posted (10 years 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2265 times:

Here is the link


It's a train from my company (First).

We aren't having a good month (2 derailments due to landslides this month).  Sad

Even tho the driver was injured, he still managed to go to a road for help.

Good to see everyone got out ok tho, thanks to the crew  Smile


Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own
User currently offlineTheSorcerer From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2005, 1048 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2256 times:

Sorry I have a bit of a complaint about First (buses), they have picked up the habit of putting a single Decker on one of the busiest routes in Aberdeen at rush hour. Yesterday I could hardly get into the bus and had to get out of the bus when other people were getting on. But they use a double Decker at 7-12 when the buses are hardly ever full. Sorry I've been waiting to tell some one for ages.
Good that no one got injured, BMIFlyer roughly how much does a Train like that cost?

The Sorcerer

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User currently offlineBMIFlyer From UK - England, joined Feb 2004, 8810 posts, RR: 56
Reply 3, posted (10 years 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2236 times:

Quoting TheSorcerer (Reply 2):
how much does a Train like that cost?

That 'model' (Turbostar) is priced at just over £2 million per 3 car train.



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