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Union Pacific Train Stopped on the Tracks Thursday Evening

Original post made by Candyland on Mar 11, 2010

Does anyone know why the Union Pacific train stopped in the middle of the intersection last night (Thursday, evening, March 11)? I hope no one was on the tracks. That would be so awful and so sad.

Comments

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Mar 12, 2010 at 9:38 pm

I think that the train got caught up with a missing link and then go confused about which way to candiland?


Posted by Candyland, a resident of Jensen Tract
on Mar 13, 2010 at 4:01 pm

Nice comment "Cholo". I am a concerned resident and you always have negative comments about everything. In case your memory has already faded, we lost a young 14 year old girl on those track on Friday, February 19 that still weighs heavily in my thoughts.


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Mar 13, 2010 at 5:56 pm

i hope that you will find the help that you clearly need...as for negative comments about everything...NOT! i would like to request that you never give up your dreams of being fake...OK?

if you think that I feel guilty about something...you're off track...again...

PING!


Posted by close to train tracks, a resident of Downtown
on Mar 13, 2010 at 7:39 pm

To my fellow p-town residence ( NOT YOU LIVERMORE PERSON,YOU ARE HEARTLESS): I thought the same thing!!!! The train sounds were strange...


Posted by Amador Parent, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 15, 2010 at 10:44 am

Editor: Please block Cholo's comments. They are always negative! I believe in free speech, but this person, who hides behind the computer screen, does not add to any conversation. I will continue to "Report Objectionable Content" whenever possilble.


Posted by Dave in Alaska, a resident of another community
on Mar 16, 2010 at 8:45 pm

This is pretty funny stuff. Thank you for reaffirming that most all you Californians are whacky avocadoes!

Toodles from Alaska

Dave


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Mar 17, 2010 at 10:26 pm

I couldn't agree more! One thing about this thread is that you never know if there is a SNITCH lurking in the ether!!!

i rest my case...i hope i'm not reported to the thought police if you know what i mean...


Posted by Me, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 20, 2010 at 6:08 pm

Okay, back to the train. Probably was waiting for space further on down the track and did not realize it had not cleared the last crossing entirely. Happens quite often. Usually a nice public servant will call back to Omaha and tell the train control center to have the train move up and clear the intersection. No big deal.