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Delta Fire Stopping Train Travel

Delta Fire Stopping Train Travel

Posted: Tue Sep 11 18:00:22 PDT 2018
Updated: Tue Sep 11 18:00:22 PDT 2018

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news at your fingertips. we are continir at a local train station. she has made a calls to multiple train companies today and leah which companies are affected? i spoke with union pacific, amtrak and yreka western railroads. yreka western railroads told me they are far away from the delta fire and fortunately not affected by the fire at all. when i spoke with amtrak they told me union pacific owns the tracks and to speak with them. - nat of train- the union pacific railroad is not able to run it's normal schedule right now. justin e. jacobs media director for union pacific railroad says "train operations have been restored on a limited basis." the tracks that run from dunsmuir to redding are unsafe because of the delta fire. justin e. jacobs the media director tells me that there are only small windows when freight trains can safely pass through and that's because of what their tracks are made of. justin e. jacobs media director for union pacific affected by the fire." not all parts of their track are concrete. there are parts that are wood. there are also their signal huts and communication equipment that needs to be protected. justin e. jacobs media director for union pacific railroad says "watered down so they are not impacted by the fire." watered down like the video you see here. this keeps it protected to a certain degree from the delta fire. on top of the train is both the train crews and firefighters. justin e. jacobs media director for union pacific railroad says "some of the local fire departments our tapping into some of that water supplies as well to help with the firefighting"operation s while trains are unable to run. they take these small water trains to hose down. justin tells me they are helping with firefighting operations as much as they can. justin e. jacobs media director for union pacific railroad says "we have tracks that run through that community, we are apart of that community as well. so anything we can do work with the incident command and local first responders to see when it is safe to let freight trains go through. live in dunsmuir. leah thompson newswatch 12. head to our website, kdrv.com, for more information head to our website, kdrv.com, for more
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