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Fort Worth, Texas (1997)
Photo: NTSB
A Union Pacific Railroad (UP) 4-unit locomotive consist was travelling eastbound in an unoccupied, run-away condition, and at an estimated speed of 60 mph, collided with the lead locomotive unit of a departing westbound UP train. The collision occurred at the west end of Centennial Yard, within the city limits of Fort Worth, Texas. The accident occurred at 11:51 p.m., central daylight time, on August 20, 1997.

NTSB Report


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