According to this article, it’s not like the brakes are held in place by giant springs; they are pressed by air pressure from the reservoir tanks. What happens when that runs down? Evidently, the brakes eventually let go.
Thanks. The media will ignore the cause of the death of a town; deregulation. Just like a commercial airliner, a train requires a two man crew at a minimum. A one man crew due to human error or fatigue will make mistakes that a second person would correct. In this case the engineer did not [...]
I agree. Money has always talked but now it dictates. Symptoms of a corporate controlled state are the servicing of only wealthy stakeholders, not the people, together with the collapse of the rule of law. Jon Corzine and MF Global will never be indicted for stealing 1.2 billion dollars from American farmers. Too Big to Fail CEOs can risk everything to get big bonuses financed by free money from the Fed.
Corporate Propaganda continues marketing that the USA is the best of all possible worlds even with youth unemployment at 22%.