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Via was powerless to dodge bus disaster in Ottawa, veteran engineer says

(Source: Globe and Mail, September 20, 2013)

TORONTO — When disaster looms down the track, there’s little a train engineer can do – apply the brakes, then hope. That was the only option facing Paul Proudlock, 46, about two years ago along his freight route near Bowmanville, Ont., when a woman climbed down the hill toward the tracks. Mr. Proudlock couldn’t believe what he was seeing.

Full story: Globe and Mail

Friday, September 20, 2013

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