Accident Investigations

HQ-2014-9 (Finalized)

  • 20
  • Jul
  • 2014
ACCIDENT TYPE: Side Collision (SDC)
RAILROAD: Wisconsin & Southern Railroad, L.L.C. (WSOR)
SUBJECT: Accident Investigations, Hazardous Materials
KEYWORDS: Accident Investigations, Hazardous Materials
ABSTRACT: At 8:34 p.m., CDT, July 20, 2014, Wisconsin and Southern Railroad (WSOR) Freight Train T003-20 (T003) made an unprotected eastward movement on WSOR’s Milwaukee Subdivision. Train T003 passed an absolute signal displaying a stop aspect and entered Canadian National Railway (CN) main track at Slinger, Wisconsin, at Milepost (MP) 122.57 on CN’s Waukesha Subdivision without permission. Southbound CN Freight Train A44481-20 (A444) struck Train T003.
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