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Route 5 stretch must be rebuilt after train wreck

CSX ruined road while working to clear derailment

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More than a half-mile of Route 5 asphalt was ruined by CSX machinery clearing wreckage from the June 27 double derailment near Fonda. “There was some damage where the engine actually hit the road,” said Department of Transportation spokesman Jimmy Piccola, “but the majority of the damage came from the heavy machinery CSX used to clear their rails.” Just a few days after 45 CSX cars and four locomotives jackknifed off the tracks, the rails ...

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August 13, 2013
8:44 p.m.

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Why is it any more important that bus routes are disrupted? Lets not try to beat the clock and end up with an inferior job. The buses can detour like everyone else.