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Three injured as two UP trains derail following rear end collision

(Source: Reuters, January 8, 2014)

SOUTH WEBER, Utah -- Two freight trains collided in Utah on Wednesday, spilling corn onto an interstate highway and injuring three railroad workers. One Union Pacific train rear-ended another near the mouth of Weber Canyon. The three injured were a conductor, an engineer and a trainee with the railroad who were in a locomotive from the moving train that derailed but did not tumble down the hill.

Full story: Chicago Tribune

Thursday, January 09, 2014

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