Train Wrecks Vol. 2

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Train Wrecks Vol. 2 takes a revealing look at several major derailments that changed railroading as we know it.

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Description
From Trains magazine, Train Wrecks Vol. 2 takes a revealing look at several major derailments that changed railroading as we know it.

From train crossing accidents and floods, to horrific crashes and evacuations, this 100-page special issue covers historic disasters that caused sweeping changes in the railroad industry. Also, discover the new technologies that emerged from catastrophic events.

Featured Stories:
  • Explore the horrifying crash in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, Canada that led to critical changes for trains carrying hazardous materials.
  • Learn how the 1987 crash of Amtrak's Colonial ushered in engineer licensing and sobriety requirements.
  • Travel to Chatsworth, California, where a head-on crash with a Metrolink commuter train led Congress to demand PTC (Positive Train Control).
  • Look back to November 10, 1979, when a train derailment in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, resulted in the largest peacetime evacuation in North America until Hurricane Katrina.
  • And much more!

Train Wrecks Vol. 2 is now available in a convenient digital format so you can enjoy your favorite hobby on your PC, Mac, laptop, iPad, iPhone and select Android devices version 2.2 or higher. Powered by Zinio™, digital editions are compatible with PC, Macintosh®, Android™ via Google Play™ app, iOS™ via App StoreSM, and Win8 devices.

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