Train & Malfunctioning Railroad Crossing Gates
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Train & Malfunctioning Railroad Crossing Gates

August 14, 2019

Ok guys, this line of cars you see here is due to a huge gate malfunction on the SFRTA where the Tri Rail runs through train horn. You can see the gates are down These cars have been waiting here for a LONG time! So you have an idea, look how backed up it is. train horn. Oh the conductor had to get down, look at that. There’s the conductor with the flag. There’s the Tri Rail passing. Ok so supposedly, you see the train passed the crossing gates should be coming up right? They are still down. On both sides, look at that guys. It’s freeking huge. You can see the Historic CSX Bridge & Bridge tender’s house. And over here we can see the line of traffic the malfunction has caused. Right now I’m walking West on NW 20th ST. That right there by the way is Miami Jai Alai Casino. And these gates are not coming up anytime soon. I called to report it but I don’t know how long they’re going to take to get here. Because this is amazing. There’s nothing that can be done. I mean how do these cars, what get down and lift the crossing gate? But that’s that’s impossible. Because they would have to hold it open for everyone else? Look at this old man. Wow! Wow! Wow! Oh look at that guy lifting it up. I called it. That’s amazing. What ended up happening was that I went to go get a quick drink of water and stopped filming for a few. And as I came back, I saw the signal maintenance crew working on the gates and they fixed it. Everything went back to normal.


  • Reply Tri-Rail TrainFanatic May 22, 2017 at 1:26 pm

    not again, nice catch!

  • Reply Tri-Rail TrainFanatic May 22, 2017 at 1:35 pm


  • Reply MobileRailSpotterRxR May 22, 2017 at 7:12 pm

    Great Catch! A train went over on that bridge also.

  • Reply Bob S. May 22, 2017 at 7:40 pm

    wow what a sticky situation that is

  • Reply BNSFGUY7777 May 23, 2017 at 2:25 am


  • Reply Crazy Legend May 23, 2017 at 2:25 am

    Oh man! That getting my mind out!!!

  • Reply Mick Carson May 23, 2017 at 7:17 am

    This happens in my country a lot of times, everywhere, as a result of bastard Governments who chose technology over man-power. Just look at another way around, if such technology as electronic operated rail crossings did not exist, tell me what other option would there have been? Of course there would have been many options, like the options they had in the past before electrifying the world. Of course there would have another way for both trains and cars to cross without stopping, without delays and without accidents (the Romans did it. Was there any electricity?). but nooo! The Government couldn't careless about it all, about delays, about accidents, or ever think that each vehicle that is stopped at a train crossing means delays for motorists (and emergengy vehicles rushing sick patient to hospitals, fire and police) trying to get through the crossing. The Government is more interested in wasting billions in wars without any cause, just because they feel like it, just so to prove to the rest of the world how mighty the American 'armada' is. And while they waste tremendous amount of billions on miltary and naval exercises worldwide, they couldn't careless on the situation with the transport system, health care, homeless and returned veterans at home. And this is an example of the state the road and transport system is today, since they removed the manpower, destroyed employment and replaced with the ever noisy ding-ding-ding boom gates and creating further delays and pollution as each vehicle will move off (after the train has passed) on 1st, 2nd, 3rd… gear, accelerating to the permitted speed. The same with traffic controlled intersections, stop-move at snail pace from one intersection to another, polluting the air and making everyone sick as fumes are invisible and poisonous. And what does the Government do? Well, a quick slip-slop-slap, widen the crossings, throw in some ding-ding-ding tech stuff and it's done, it's finished. Meanwhile the money they throw way on senseless and unnecessary wars and military/naval drills, including millions of free money for those other bastards Israel and you will be wondering why these crossings are never going to be improved by building bridges for either the railways or the roads and cut down delays and pollution. Did you know that when a vehicle cruises at 100kph on top gear it wastes less fuel and creates less pollution than a vehicle that constantly start off in 1st, 2nd, 3rd or more gears under considerable accelleration wastes more fuel and creates more pollution with a small percentage of fuel not burned properly, can you imagine the millions of vehicles doing this creating enough pollution that makes living in the cities toxic and deadly? Have you ever thought about this next time you cough blood, fall sick and end on the death bed? I don't think so, because if you did, you would do your best in helping the environment by stopping to support car racing and other petrolhead sports. But, nooo! No way you would do that. So, this is the outcome of a world gone mad. Cheers.

  • Reply CSX union pacific snd Bnsf productions May 23, 2017 at 10:53 am

    what was the old man doing he needs to stop talk to stanrds

  • Reply CSX union pacific snd Bnsf productions May 23, 2017 at 11:35 am

    ok but that was cool ralrold82

  • Reply CSX union pacific snd Bnsf productions May 23, 2017 at 11:59 am

    your weclome ralorold82

  • Reply Kathy Hays May 23, 2017 at 12:38 pm

    they need to build a underpass. in Spokane valley . That all ppl did is wait n wait n wait.

  • Reply Kathy Hays May 23, 2017 at 12:39 pm

    I cannot believe that no one got hurt.

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  • Reply Trainz Channel 2004 May 23, 2017 at 8:04 pm

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  • Reply mikado1555 May 23, 2017 at 8:24 pm

    Did anybody call the emergency number on the gate pole and report the malfunction and crossing location/number?

  • Reply Columbus Rails and Beyond May 24, 2017 at 2:32 am

    this video has taken off!

  • Reply DonkeyKong0777 - The Nub on the Internet May 24, 2017 at 2:48 am

    Don't see a malfunction

  • Reply DonkeyKong0777 - The Nub on the Internet May 24, 2017 at 2:49 am

    Never mind

  • Reply Ky'lan Trains June 5, 2017 at 11:50 pm

    I like the E bill

  • Reply Ky'lan Trains June 5, 2017 at 11:51 pm

    I like the signal with only one light on top

  • Reply Ky'lan Trains June 5, 2017 at 11:51 pm


  • Reply Erik Max Q Mcc June 16, 2017 at 3:48 pm

    this was some bull…. man that's what would been saying and cursing lol

  • Reply Erik Max Q Mcc July 15, 2017 at 4:05 pm

    man, my old town would have a field day with Railroad, with the fines of the gates malfunction πŸ˜•

  • Reply Pat2wik October 16, 2017 at 1:30 am

    I wish I was there with a strong rope…
    Then I could tie the Crossing Gates up and the cars could keep moving…. the railroad crossing systems are so messed up in the states. Constantly having malfunction or causing train delays.

  • Reply NICKIE THURMAN October 18, 2017 at 12:24 am

    You should called cxxs railroad?

  • Reply Trainfan1055 November 1, 2017 at 7:44 pm

    1:20 I used to drive for them. I really hated it.

  • Reply TrainsHunter47 November 9, 2017 at 6:11 pm

    Buen vΓ­deo amigo πŸ™‚

  • Reply Luna Reviews February 3, 2018 at 2:52 pm

    Railroad Crossing: I want to stay down!

  • Reply Casey Bowen February 18, 2018 at 4:09 am

    If the railroad gates didn't go down I would find out the problem if there was a misfire on the wire to see if it could be fixed then the gates would go up.

  • Reply piktureit February 18, 2018 at 3:02 pm

    Are the bells not ringing?

  • Reply Nick reviews all sorts of stuff March 11, 2018 at 4:31 am

    5:55 horn

  • Reply FinPlayzYT April 6, 2018 at 12:23 pm

    Same crossing malfunction… replace it Miami!

  • Reply Walter Tomaszewski April 9, 2018 at 8:45 pm

    Why would the conductor walk ahead of the train with a flag? The gates wouldn't have affected the tracks in any way.

  • Reply MrCandyCane / MCC April 14, 2018 at 3:10 am

    100% waste of time idk why people get stucked and being late for jobs and school 😠

  • Reply Slow Down Move over Share the road with cyclist April 24, 2018 at 1:27 pm

    normally this you need to call local or state police for traffic control then they can communicate with the rail company who coming from where on what tracks. Its illegal to help people through crossing unless its police. if a citizens help the public they are responsible and liable

  • Reply Cops 95 June 12, 2018 at 4:18 pm

    That horn tho

  • Reply Castle Rock RAIL FAN June 18, 2018 at 11:14 pm

    amazing video railrol82 πŸ™‚ !!!!!

  • Reply multi gamer channel August 20, 2018 at 1:44 pm

    Cool vid

  • Reply HAMRADIOJOE August 26, 2018 at 5:58 am


  • Reply Samuel Hulme September 15, 2018 at 12:36 pm

    Teacher : WHY YOU ALL ARE LATE !??!
    Students : The crossing won’t go up.

  • Reply Ricardo Raymond Jr October 6, 2018 at 4:07 am

    I like those e bells type 3

  • Reply Meach Pieters February 1, 2019 at 10:20 pm

    Wow that's crazy I bet you that a lot of people were pissed the Fucc off I would to. I bet you that this isn't the first time that this railroad crossing had the same problem. Probably had it for years and didn't do a damn thing about it. Those people must have waited a long time for maintenance crew to come and fix the Fucking damn problem. Thank you for the video. I love your videos

  • Reply Denise Tindall February 1, 2019 at 10:53 pm

    I like train videos on you tube❀

  • Reply irelandbloke April 19, 2019 at 10:37 pm

    Great videos πŸ‘πŸ»

  • Reply Mike 1958 June 4, 2019 at 12:38 am

    Insane! I'm surprised the scooter sat there the whole time. If it had been around here they would've jumpout even in front of the Tri-rail. Our sheeple are brazen. If there isn't a cross-bar and lights are flashing there's still potential for crossing! My neighborhood has a spur that runs up to what is left of the Dupont plant several miles up the track. The line snakes over one major thoroughfare and cut left crossing another road U.S. 70. The craziness is such that the two roads create a major intersection within 30 to 50 feet from these two railroad crossings. There is a shortline local that carries raw materials and furnished products for transfer Monday through Friday excluding holidays. The can operate from 9 am until I've seen them run as late as 6;30 pm and keep in mind the intersection is a busy one with traffic backing up for 200 to 300 feet. I have seen vehicles stopped on the railroad crossing. I refuse to stop on the track. People look at me like I'm crazy but they don't realize a train can come along at any time of the day. That's not a risk I want to take. I have seen cars stop the train because the train wasn't going that fast they have a safety record to protect but, one of these days I fear even that won't be enough.

  • Reply Dennis R. Belanger July 19, 2019 at 9:14 pm

    Hey friend, I took some pictures of what's now the white pine trail in Michigan. Its 92 or so miles long and was used to bring timber in the late 1800s early 1900s to about 1940 I guess from upper lower Michigan to Grand Rapids and south, then also carried passengers off and on mainly early 1900s from the reading I can find. Where I took these pictures I moved to in 1989 and the crossings and rail were still in place at many crossings in my area. It was about mid 90s the crossings and any signals were taken out but I remember them there, however I don't remember any trains on this line ever in my life from 1968. I just dont know how to send them to you or if you're interested. It's sad they're gone but what the rail beds look like now is cool.

  • Reply Street Stories July 28, 2019 at 2:02 pm

    Miami Jai Alai Casino? I collect Jai-Alai memorabilia! Are there still games?
    Your videos are always great on so many levels!

  • Reply Amtrakfan 153 July 29, 2019 at 5:49 pm

    Those MB36phs are so ugly. F40phs were so awesome! Coaster, a service near/in San Diego has 5 f40s, which is 5/7 of the fleet. The other 2 are f59phis but next year f40phs will be retired!

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