On Fri, 19 Sep 2008 17:29:00 -0400, Bob wrote:
If you had seen any of pictures of the LA metro and UP freightI asked this on another mailing list...
"Are their "dead-man" (or other "surveillance" level) controls
at Metrolink driving positions?"
To which the answer came...
"Believe it or not the MetroLink engines DO NOT have any kind
of a dead man or emergency train stop system in use if
something happens to the engineer."
Which shows where the real 'insanity' lies.
I can't think of any other 1st world country where that would be
permitted in 'line haul' level operations.