Friday, June 18, 2010

City of New Orleans hits passenger van

The City of New Orleans passenger train collided with a van north of Independence, Louisiana in Tangipahoa Parish. At least four people are dead.
The City of New Orleans is a nightly passenger train operated by Amtrak which travels 926 miles between Chicago and New Orleans.
Before Amtrak took over the train, it was operated by the Illinois Central Railroad. The train makes the trip in 19½ hours.



1 comment:

  1. Did I just hear a new orleans train was robbed today?

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