Accident Investigations

HQ-2014-1042 (Finalized)

  • 13
  • Dec
  • 2014
ACCIDENT TYPE: Rear End Collision (REC)
LOCATION: Joilet, IL
RAILROAD: Canadian National - North America (CN)
SUBJECT: Accident Investigations
KEYWORDS: Accident Investigations
ABSTRACT: At 9:37 a.m. CST, on December 13, 2014, Canadian National Railway (CN) A404-81-11, (A404), southbound train, loaded with 111 cars of mixed freight, passed a restricting signal at Milepost 0.5 Control Point (CP) Ruff and impacted the rear Distributive Power Unit (DPU) locomotive of CN U738-51-07 (U738) at Milepost 0.15.
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