UP Derailment - 30 Miles East of Lordsburg

Started by Roger, May 24, 2021, 08:28:32 am

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Roger

There are reports in the VRF Chatroom that UP derailed 30 miles east of Lordsburg, NM.  Amtrak is Service Disruption at this time.  No other details.

Jeff

Looks like at CP S1170 Borrow Pit according to the ATCS Layout.
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- BNSF/UP: Daggett, Phelan.

Jeff

May 24, 2021, 07:27:33 pm #3 Last Edit: May 24, 2021, 07:29:37 pm by Jeff
More Details:

ZMQLC-23 hit the dirt..
UP 8706
UP 8502

The train was 116 cars x 6770 tons, 9848 feet

UP cut the rear 55 cars.
Remainder of the train went west with 61 x 0 3963 tons, 5444 feet.
Passed TUS cam at 1326.
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ATCS Server Manager for RailFanAZ.com Sites:
- BNSF: Newberry Springs, Goffs, Lake Havasu, Kingman, Walapai, Crozier, Williams, Parks, West Flagstaff, East Flagstaff, Winslow, Joseph City, and Albuquerque.
- UP: Yuma, Fortuna, Tacna, Maricopa, Casa Grande, Mesa, Tucson, Kolb, Vail, and Benson.
- BNSF/UP: Daggett, Phelan.

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