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    Haunted Railroad Tracks In San Antonio | Dead Explorer #80

    August 17, 2019


    So we just finished doing some ghosthunting
    at the mission and we just happen to come across the tracks from the urban legend of
    the kids pushing a car over the tracks. So we decided we wanted to go check it out. I
    am Alejandro. I search the world for paranormal activity. I am the Dead Explorer. So, before
    we do it, you know, if you look straight up here all the way across you can see there
    is definitely a gradual decline all the way down. Even from this area right here, but
    if you driver further back down that way and try to look down this way it’s a weird optical
    illusion where you can’t see the grade of the decline that much. That’s why people
    think its flat, but it’s not flat. It’s not flat at all. No. You can see that over
    there is higher where we are at. Even all the way through, even right here, you can
    see it all the way. Do you have the recorder? I’ll hold the recorder. Do you got it? I
    don’t got it. Here you go. So you are behind us, you have a better bird’s eye view. Oh-oh
    here comes the rape van. So if you are right here and you look straight down it looks flat
    right? Yea. Yep. It looks perfectly flat. They say leave your vehicle.. oh shoot, watch
    out for the rape van for real. Maybe I will roll up the windows, roll up the windows.
    Roll up the windows man. Who are these guys? It’s all white. Film it, film it, film it.
    You on it Jay? Yea. They are going to do the train tracks. That’s funny we came out to
    the train tracks and now are going to watch somebody else do it. Can you zoom in? Yea.
    I’m zoomed it. You’re zoomed in. Is it moving? Yea it’s moving. I don’t know
    if it’s just gas, but watch you can do it from even all the way right here. I put it
    in neutral, shut it off, ok? I’m going to let go of the brake. As soon as you see me
    let go of the brake it will take off. See? Is there any kids with us? Man it’s picking
    up speed. Yea man, but when you come down from the other way you can totally see its
    downhill. Yea, there is nothing to it man. Now I have a story. I wish Wendy was with
    us. I’m going to stop right her. So these are the tracks? Now we start going up, you
    see that? Now we start going up. Ok, so we are going uphill right now. Now we are in
    a rut. Okay. There is no possible way we can go anywhere, maybe back, but we are in a rut.
    Alright. Wendy came out here with her brother Wes, no her brother William, they sat in this
    rut, they were out here for two hours, and they literally felt something push the car
    like it literally something pushed the car through the rut off. We got one of these in
    Austin man. Everybody does. All over the United States people have the urban legends of the
    kids pushing a car over the railroad tracks. Yea, so tit saves them. There is, you know,
    around certain times of the year people will actually come out, you will see people drawing;
    they put candles out and draw pentagrams, they do a bunch of dumb stuff. People do séances,
    it’s dumb. This area, like you said, this whole area is weird, but you know who knows
    what the real story is? You ready to go home? You ready? Yea, these kids aren’t going to
    push us. Thank you for watching Dead Explorer Real Paranormal Videos. Please make sure you
    favorite and like this video and subscribe for more Dead Explorer.

    Talking Train Sign | Railroad Crossings Gates  | Train Safety | Lots & Lots of Trains
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    Talking Train Sign | Railroad Crossings Gates | Train Safety | Lots & Lots of Trains

    August 17, 2019


    Hello! Trains are cool and fun to watch, but you have to be careful whenever you and your family are around trains and train tracks. Safety is important. You know, every 3 hours, a person or vehicle is hit by a train. So, when you see tracks, think train. There are all kinds of signs and signals to let you know when and where there are trains around. Want to see them? Okay. Just look at me. When you see a round yellow sign with a big black X on it, that means the road you’re on has train tracks up ahead. It means you should slow down and look and listen for any trains that might be coming. There are also big markings painting on the road that also warn of train tracks ahead, and where cars should stop safely. At the railroad tracks, there’s a cross-buck, a big white X with the words, “Railroad Crossing” on it. Just like me, the yellow warning sign, it means to look and listen for a train before crossing the tracks. There might also be a sign below it showing how many sets of tracks are at the crossing. Nearby, there should also be a rectangular blue sign with a phone number on it. If your car should get stuck on the tracks, get out immediately and call this number. This is the first number you should call, but if this sign isn’t around, call 911. Many railroad crossings have lights and a bell along with the cross-buck. When a train is coming, the red lights flash, the bell rings, and if there are gates, they come down across the road. It is illegal to drive around lowered gates, not to mention very, very dangerous. Some roads with a lot of traffic have an additional set of flashing lights mounted up high on what’s called a cantilever. This let’s everyone- cars, busses, and trucks- to see when there’s a train coming. Safety is important even if you’re walking, or riding your bike or skateboard. Never walk on or along railroad tracks. It can take a train more than a mile to stop when it’s running. So, if you can’t get off the tracks for any reason, you could be in big trouble. Anyway, railroad tracks, railyards, and trains are private property and you’re not supposed to be on them anyway. Never dash across the tracks as soon as a train passes. There could be another one coming from the other direction, and you’d never see them until it was too late. Wait until the gates go up and the lights are off before crossing the tracks. Trains are fun to watch, and they carry people, and all sorts of goods, all over the country. But, being too close to them can be dangerous. So, when you see tracks, think train. Captions by
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    Wolfpack Wood Recycling:  From Crisis to Clean-up at the Oroville Dam (Morbark Owner)
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    Wolfpack Wood Recycling: From Crisis to Clean-up at the Oroville Dam (Morbark Owner)

    August 15, 2019


    My name is Tim Dempewolf and I own Wolfpack Wood Recycling I’m working on a site here in the
    foothills out of Oroville California. I’m under Syblon and Reid company and
    they’re working under Department of Water Resources. It was kind of a hurry up emergency to
    get people in here to get the trees out. They were worried at the time that if
    the water come over the spillway that it would wash all the trees down into the
    river and they didn’t want that to happen. When they said it was gonna come
    over the spillway the next morning it was … “Get my stuff out first!” It was a lot of people trying to move pretty quick, getting everybody out of harm’s way. Now it’s just trying to get everything in order to so they can start fixing the dam. At this point I started out clearing, like I said, under the emergency overflow. Then I went down and was chipping trees and brush where they were taken to make room to put stockpiles for the dirt they were taken out of the river. Now at this point I’m clearing under power lines that they had to move and reposition. I started my business in 2007. Most of the time I do subdivisions and orchard removals by myself, or my wife and I have. I have Buck and Hunter. They’re my little buddies. I’m trying to teach them how to run the grinder and excavator. My equipment — I’ve got a 320 CAT
    excavator and a Morbark 4600XL on tracks. I’ll be honest with you. I wouldn’t buy
    a grinder unless it was on tracks. A lot of the work that I do is on hills
    and steep ground. I purchased the Morbark equipment because they’ve always had a pretty good name, and I’ve had nothing but good luck with
    Morbark grinders. At one point when I started grinding I
    would get my wear parts from a different company because of pricing but now Morbark is getting their prices more comparable and their tips are getting better. At this point I think I am going to stick with Morbark parts. I was doing a project last summer out of Auburn California on a railroad job, and I hit some parts that come out of the
    railroad tracks. I’ve tore up some stuff hitting steel, but I never really have completely damaged the machine. When I hear the words “Morbark Strong” it means to me that you’re gonna have something that’s dependable and will hold up. It’s quite a project here. A few people, if I go into a restaurant or something they’ll see me dirty and ask me what I’m doing, I’ll tell them I’m working on the Oroville dam. They’re pretty appreciative of everyone doing their job up here.

    Railroad safety reminder: Keep a safe distance from the tracks
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    Railroad safety reminder: Keep a safe distance from the tracks

    August 15, 2019


    THE NEXT STEP GIVING THEM A TICKET ALEX VILLARREAL HAS A LOOK AT THE DANGERS. Reporter: YES, STAY BACK A SAFE DINS TAN FROM THE TRACKS. THAT IS THE MESSAGE FROM LAKE MARY POLICE AND SUNRAIL TODAY AND INTO TOMORROW. YOU CAN SEE THAT OFFICERS ARE OUT HERE. THEY ARE IN THE EDUCATION PHASE OF THIS TODAY. THEY ARE WARNING DRIVERS NOT TO STOP ON OR TOO CLOSE TO THE TRAIN TRACKS BECAUSE THIS IS WHAT CAN HAPPEN WHEN YOU DO NOT HEED THESE WARNING. SUNRAIL TRAINS HAVE CRASHED INTO CAR BEFORE. TODAY AGAIN IS THE WARNING STAGE BUT TOMORROW POLICE ARE GOING TO BE TICKETING DRIVERS FOR THIS HERE ON LAKE MARY BOULEVARD AND THOSE FINES ARE OVER $200. OFFICERS WILL BE OUT TEAM FROM 7:00 A.M. TO # A.M. # A.M. GIVING OUT THE TICKETS TO ANY ONE STOPPING ON THE TRACKS OR TOO CLOSE TO. THEY BUT REAL MESSAGE HERE IS THIS IS NOT JUST A ONE DAY OR TWO DAY WEARNESS CAMPAIGN. OFFICIALS SAY YOU NEED TO BE ON LATER EVERY SINGLE DAY. WE TALKED TO AN OFFICER HOW THE HERE WHO SAYS YOU NEED TO STAY BACK AT LEAST 15 FEET FROM THE TRACKS AT LEAST 15 FEET AND UP TO 50 FEET. AND FITS THE POTENTIAL FOR TICKET WHAT IS YOUR MONTH TA VAICHGHTS THE SUNRAIL SAFETY TEAM WE KNOW WILL BE DOING MORE RAILROAD CROSSING ENFORCEMENT WITH LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT IN THE NEXT YEAR. SOMETHING TO WATCH OUT FOR. BUT AGAIN THE MESSAGE HERE IS TO KEEP YOURSELF SAY. YOU READ REALLY NEED TO BE AT THAT 15-FOOT DISTANCE FROM THE TRACKS. WE’LL BE FOLLOWING THIS FOR YOU. STAY TUNE TO WESH FOR P UPDATES BUT WE’LL REMIND YOU ONE MORE TIME. OFFICERS WILL BE OUT TOMORROW MORNING 7:00 A.M. TO 9:00 A.M. HERE ON LAKE MARY BOULEVARD GIVING TICKET IF YOU GET TOO CLOSE TO THE TRACKS.

    Why Abandoned Railroads Still Matter 🛤
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    Why Abandoned Railroads Still Matter 🛤

    August 14, 2019


    Hey everybody thanks for tuning in! Today I want to zoom out a little bit so to speak and talk about the much larger and broader idea that led me to propose a hydrogen-powered streetcar in Long Beach. Ever since I was a toddler, every time my family would drive by some abandoned railroad tracks, I would crane my neck and try and get a good look. Where did the train used to go? Why did it fall into disuse? Would it benefit the public if it was brought back to life? Once I was old enough to go exploring on my own, I would follow overgrown railroad tracks for hours trying to imagine where they used to go and how long ago they stopped being used. This fascination, this obsession with lost railroads has stuck with me to this day, but new reasons for it have developed as I’ve learned more about the history of passenger rail in the United States and as of late becoming increasingly excited about the possibilities that exist for such rail in the future cities like Long Beach. Long Beach like most other Southern Californian cities, was built around passenger rail lines financed and built by real estate tycoons such as Henry Huntington. But… Voiceover: For the tremendous development and progress of this amazing area coupled with its usually pleasant climate is but a never-ending stream of population pouring into Los Angeles and the surrounding communities, mass production of modern houses with liberal financing arrangements enabled many thousands of young Americans to own their own homes for the first time! Near the lake there now arose a city, built by subdividers who had planned it, planned it as no other American city had been planned since L’Enfant laid out the District of Columbia 170 years ago. Me: We lost those very arteries connecting different neighborhoods with one other in the years of the postwar building boom, the time when middle-class GIs returning home from the war purchased cars and homes in the suburbs of our cities, creating urban sprawl while an excessive reliance on the private automobile began to characterize urban and suburban life throughout the country. Voiceover: Congress responded with the federal aid Highway Act of 1956 providing the staggering sum of $51,000,000,000 to be spent by the states on highway construction by 1971. The most talked-about phase of the act is the interstate highway system, a 41,000 mile network of our most important roads. Most of these roads will be four, six even eight-lane expressways constructed for through traffic. They will take the over-the-road driver from city to city, coast-to-coast at highways speeds, even through large population centers. Me: Both politicians and the public came to yield the automobile as a silver bullet for the transportation needs of Americans, leading to alternative forms of transit being underfunded and largely neglected in infrastructure spending all throughout the 1960s, 70s and through to the present-day. Even now federal transit funding for government owned passenger railroad Amtrak is outweighed by federal highway spending more than 50 to 1. Part of this is a consequence of the freeway system’s massive expansion in the postwar years to a road network of over 4 million miles, all of which must now be constantly repaired and maintained. While roads are generally less expensive to build than railroads, they cost far more to maintain per mile than railroad tracks, and with the exception of a small fraction of highways that require a toll be paid in order to use the road, generate no revenue. Railroads on the other hand, while often at least partially subsidized with tax dollars, those subsidies are actually generally offset by ticket sale revenue, ultimately saving the taxpayer money over highways. Build trains spend more now, pay less later. Build roads and save money now, pay MORE money later, it’s that simple. With the decline of the private railroad industry in the 1970’s cumulating with the bankruptcy of the Penn Central Railroad and numerous other privately owned railroad throughout the country, many lines that had been required to provide passenger service by law were abandoned when their respective railroads went bankrupt due to a combination of poor management, excessive tax burdes and the rise of the automobile. And these abandoned, mostly disused or otherwise maligned relics of pre WWII America are everywhere. Depending on how long ago a line was abandoned, and the subsequent decisions made once under public ownership, abandoned lines like this can be more or less visible. The tracks may be present, rusting away in neglect, or they may have been removed entirely leaving only an intact strip of undeveloped or partially developed land. Many of the landscaped medians often found in the roads of Long Beach and throughout Southern California, little useless parks that look nice but nobody walks their dog in due to their strange sizes and locations, were actually once rail lines. This is true for the medians of 2nd Street in both Belmont Shore and Naples Island. Some were simply paved over in their entirety and turned into roads for cars, such as the lower eastbound lanes of Livingston Avenue. Whether or not the tracks remain following abandonment generally depends on how wealthy an area is. Poorer areas tend to retain the rails themselves, while richer neighborhoods often remove them and landscape the old routes, but they remain at least for now so quite clear to see with the benefit of some historical knowledge and a bird’s-eye view. So, you might be wondering what that bigger picture is that I brought up in the beginning of this video, while others might have already guessed what I’m getting at here. Those old lines? We should use them for transit! Right? Despite the total loss of the actual railroad infrastructure in some cases, these strips of disused right-of-way which litter the American cityscape are usually at least partly publicly-owned, and therefore would be a bargain to bring back to life saving the taxpayers hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars over the cost of building a line between the exact same two points only a few hundred feet away from the existing line. There is no more prohibitive cost in developing a new transit line than real estate. And we can actually do something with this knowledge and develop these as light rail transit lines NOW, before the rights-of-way are sold off and subdivided saving ourselves billions over the costs of developing similar lines a few decades down the road. Does anybody really think people are going to stop moving to sunny, nearly winterless Southern California anytime soon? I didn’t think so. I know I’m not going anywhere. So we have to be ready to welcome our new neighbors from the cold northern states of the U.S. and throughout the world, and we’re not gonna be able to do that without developing an expansive world-class light rail transit network, otherwise nobody not even those of us who want to will be able to practically own and drive a vehicle around here once the population density reaches its inevitable breaking point. So, building a reliable fast and comfortable light rail alternative to total automobile dependence is going to be an inevitability as population density soars throughout Los Angeles, Long Beach, Orange County and all throughout Southern California, but it is only going to be cheap if we do it now, before things get out of hand. We can avoid the problems now being confronted in densely settled areas like West Hollywood, where residents are only now finally going to get a subway extension paid for with several billion dollars in funding from Measure M. Unlike West Hollywood, though, we here in Long Beach and the surrounding communities actually still have a few intact light rail corridors that have not yet been divided piecemeal for housing. If we were to turn only a few of these into regional light rail lines, our transit map could quite swiftly go from looking like this, to looking like this, then this, then perhaps this and beyond. A lot more if you might consider using mass transit than do now if it could get you right to your destination is a similar amount of time as driving, would you not? What if could get you there in less time? Some of you might now be thinking “what’s wrong with our bus system?” and the answer to that question? Nothing! There’s nothing wrong with the public buses operated by Metro, Long Beach Transit, Torrance Transit, OCTA and other municipal agencies in the area. In fact, they’re great! Our local bus systems are clean, safe, super affordable and on-time more often than not, although not quite as often as Metro rail, but they cannot be the entire picture of mass transit in Southern California or even in Long Beach simply because they take so, so much longer than driving. Time is money, man. Buses work best for short hops to destinations that are a bit further than you would want to walk or bike from a train station, but the further you travel on a bus the more one will find that the overall speed of the journey becomes hampered by the compounding factors of frequent stopping picking up and waiting for passengers to pay the fare, and the fundamental vulnerability of buses to be delayed by the same traffic congestion as suffered by private motorists, only exacerbated by the enormous size and lack of maneuverability of a bus. As a result, and you can check this on your phone yourself if you think I’m exaggerating, interurban bus journeys during peak hours often take more than three times as long as driving between the same two locations in a car. But the best approach to these fundamental shortcomings of bus transit is to use buses properly within a larger framework public transportation infrastructure. Buses on shared city streets simply don’t work well for interurban journeys and buses work better when they’re used only for that last stretch of travel from the train station to your destination. Public transit works the best when these networks are developed with a strong efficient and fast arterial foundation of a solid rail network is complemented with reliable bus service from the train station to anywhere the train can’t go due to either a lack of demand and density in the service area, or simply geographic obstacles that have not yet been overcome. That’s all for now! Thanks again for tuning in and please do like and subscribe to my channel for more videos like this one! Do you hate driving on the 405 as much as I do? Join me next time as we explore the possibility of developing direct rail service for a massive bargain between downtown Long Beach and Lomita, Torrance and perhaps even Los Angeles International Airport by using the existing disused rail line already bought and paid for by the county.

    Canadian Pacific crews lift railroad tracks above floodwaters
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    Canadian Pacific crews lift railroad tracks above floodwaters

    August 14, 2019


    MORE SERVICES THAN IN THE PAST. VETERANS WILL NO LONGER HAVE TO TRAVEL TO IOWA CITY FOR SERVICES LIKE AUDIOLOGY, OPTHALMOLOGY, PHYSICAL THERAPY, CHIROPRACTIC, PODIATRY AND HOME-BASED PRIMARY CARE. STOPPING CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAYS. LOCAL FOUR’S GRACE RUNKEL REPORTS THE TRAINS WILL KEEP RUNNING EVEN WHEN THE RIVER IS 20 FEET DEEP. 3 “(GRACE): The flood waters are rising, but luckily for trains coming through Davenport the railroad tracks are too. Canadian Pacific crews are raising the tracks once again, this time higher than ever before.NAT: train IN ORDER TO FIRST DROP GRAVEL ON THE TRACKS. NAT: dropping gravel THEN A PLOW COMES THROUGH TO CREATE A SMOOTH SURFACE. NAT: plow through water LAST, AN EXCAVATOR COMES IN TO LIFT UP THE TIES AND SET THE TRACKS ON TOP OF THE ROCKS. A SPOKESPERSON FOR THE CREW SAYS THEY STILL HAVE SEVERAL DAYS AHEAD OF THEM … AND THEY’VE ALREADY USED ABOUT 16 HUNDRED TONS OF GRAVEL. BY THE TIME WORK IS DONE … THE TRACK FROM THE SKY BRIDGE DOWN TO MARQUETTE STREET WILL BE SEVERAL INCHES HIGHER.AND THAT MEANS THE TRAINS CAN GET WHERE THEY NEED TO RIGHT ON TIME. even after the flood waters go down. In Davenport Grace Runkel Local 4 News.” 3

    The Legend of the Haunted Railroad Tracks in San Antonio, Texas!
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    The Legend of the Haunted Railroad Tracks in San Antonio, Texas!

    August 13, 2019


    In this area, it has a legend haunted story! In 1940s or earlier, There was a school bus carrying around 10 kids to the school. The engine was broken down while the bus was on the railroad! A bus driver was puzzled and tried to figure out a way to solve the engine issue. Apparently, a bus driver didn’t realize the bus was on the railroad. Then, he saw a train coming and it was too late to save kids or himself. The train crashed the school bus and everybody were killed. So what’s happening next now? Now, I’m getting a baking soda. What is this for? We’ll take a car on the railroad, then we will wait and it will eventually move. Maybe a car was being pushed by kids who were killed in the train crash. You might see kids’ handprints on those baking soda. Maybe they’re trying to save us from getting killed. You see the sign says no stop on the railroad, which means they know people do come here to confirm the experience. Now, I’m taking my car on the railroad. Justin will set a camera tripod to capture the entire action. I’m here to make sure that we’re not getting hit by a train. It’s what terrified me the utmost right now. I have that imagination what if it will hit us or not. You funny. I know you’re doing it. I’m parking here. We’re giving it a try again. Now it’s moving backward. I have to admit it’s the ideal spot for feeling tension or terrifying a bit. We were nervous about cars driving through us. I think it’s moving on its own. I didn’t do anything lol. Let’s check the baking soda. What! It’s true! We did several tests. Some did move on its own. We just had to see if there are any kid hands. And hands are right there! The total is 10 hands. I think it’s more than just ten hands. (Joking: not true about hands) (There are two cars testing the railroad now. I just learned that there is 2 inches horizontal off. When you park on the railroad, it will stay a while but it will move later. Why? It has a steep a bit. Once it’s moved, then everybody immediately assumed it is pushed by kids!

    Abandoned Railroad Switch & Spur FEC Miami, Florida
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    Abandoned Railroad Switch & Spur FEC Miami, Florida

    August 13, 2019


    Hello ladies and gentlemen, you guys are looking at an abandoned FEC spur and switch over here, just North of SW 8th ST There is the switch right there. And here is where the spur began. This actually used to go into a lumber yard. That was between SW 4th ST and SW 8th ST. It was just South of SW 4th ST and just North of SW 8th ST It is now replaced with a Wal-Mart And the spur used to go into here. To the side of the lumber yard. It’s truly a sad site. The FEC used to be a pretty abundant around here. It used to go all the way to US 1 Southbound over there and it met up with the mainline that ran parallel to US 1 all the way to Homestead Southward which was also the Overseas Railroad In 2004, it ran all the way to Bird Rd. And then as of 2004 this way the rails barely been used. Because there’s no more customers on the line. So yeah guys as you can see there you go. one last look at the spur. So that’s Southbound, SW 8th ST which the crossing gates and cantilevers are currently being removed I have a video on it if you guys want to check it out. And then SW 4th ST over there. facing North. Alright guys, please subscribe, like, or share. Thank you for viewing. Bye bye

    CSX Historic Railroad Bridge
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    CSX Historic Railroad Bridge

    August 13, 2019


    That’s right ladies and gentlemen. This is a historic CSX railroad bridge in Miami, FL. It was built in 1926 by American Bridge Company and Yaskin Bridge company for the SAL which is also Seaboard Airline the Railroad back then which eventually became SCL and yeah Let me take you on this side of the bridge. That there is the Miami River. Here is the actual bridge. It says no trespassing so were going to obey those rules. and over there you can see the bridge tender’s house. Yeah, as you can see, it’s a pretty nice looking structure. This was used in the pilot episode of Miami Vice. In 1984 I remember This is also facing North This is facing South. Ok guys, let me give you one good look here. As I’m heading out. Ok guys, remember to please subscribe, like, or share this video and thank you very much for viewing. Bye bye.

    Woman crossing railroad tracks killed after being hit by a train in Springfield
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    Woman crossing railroad tracks killed after being hit by a train in Springfield

    August 12, 2019


    RICH: A WOMAN WAS KILLED TRYING TO CROSS THE TRAIN TRACKS IN SPRINGFIELD’S NORTH END ON MONDAY. 22NEWS REPORTER TAYLOR KNIGHT IS LIVE IN THE STUDIO AFTER SPEAKING WITH PEOPLE WHO SAY THEY NEED BETTER OPTIONS FOR CROSSING THE TRACKS. TAYLOR: THAT WOMAN WAS KILLED WHILE TRYING TO CROSS THE TRAIN TRACKS NEAR THE PLAINFIELD STREET SOCCER FIELD. PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THE AREA TOLD 22NEWS THAT THE TRACKS PROVIDE A SHORT CUT TO REACH BIRNIE AVENUE AND MAIN STREET. BUT, AMTRAK SAID IT’S BOTH DANGEROUS AND ILLEGAL TO CROSS THE TRACKS ANYWHERE BUT A DESIGNATED CROSSING … AND IT COULD RESULT IN A $100 FINE. THERE ARE DESIGNATED CROSSINGS AT WASON AVENUE AND ROUTE 20, BUT ONE WOMAN TOLD 22NEWS, THIS PATH IS THE SAFEST OPTION THEY HAVE. MIRIAM GONZALEZ “THERE’S LIKE A SMALL AREA ON THE BRIDGETHAT’S REALLY TINY. TO ME, THAT’S A LOT MORE DANGEROUS THAN CROSSING THE TRAIN TRACKS. IF ANYTHING.” TAYLOR: MASSDOT IS PLANNING TO CONSTRUCT AN UNDERPASS THAT GOES UNDER THE TRAIN TRACKS, AND CONNECTS PLAINFIELD STREET TO BIRNIE AVE. A MASSDOT SPOKESPERSON TOLD 22NEWS THE PROJECT HAS BEEN DESIGNED, AND CONSTRUCTION SHOULD BEGIN LATER THIS SPRING. TAYLOR ON 22NEWS STARTING AT 5, HEAR FROM THE GRAND-DAUGHTER OF THE WOMAN WHO WAS KILLED, AND WHY SHE SAYS SHE WANTS JUSTICE FOR HER GRANDMOTHER.