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Old January 17th, 2018, 02:36 PM   #1
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Doh! Brand New Train Service Kills 2nd Pedestrian



BOYNTON BEACH, Fla.
A Brightline train struck and killed a bicyclist in the 100 block of the Florida East Coast Railway, according to the Boynton Beach Police Department.

A man was confirmed dead at the scene.

Brightline train strikes, kills man in Boynton Beach
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Old January 18th, 2018, 12:32 AM   #2
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Yeah we have idiots that try and beat trains through barriers as well... he won't be making that mistake again poor sod!
Barriers down lights up.... should tell you something!!!
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Old January 18th, 2018, 08:17 AM   #3
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Yeah, but two deaths in only 1st 5 or 6 days of operation is not good.
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Old January 18th, 2018, 03:59 PM   #4
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Yeah we have idiots that try and beat trains through barriers as well... he won't be making that mistake again poor sod!
Barriers down lights up.... should tell you something!!!
Reminds me of the idiots that speed around stopped school buses only to run down kids.
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Old January 20th, 2018, 08:09 AM   #5
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Yeah, but two deaths in only 1st 5 or 6 days of operation is not good.
....the ample supply of idiots trying to run the barriers is more of an issue...!!
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Old January 20th, 2018, 08:10 AM   #6
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Reminds me of the idiots that speed around stopped school buses only to run down kids.
.... yeah you guys have these yellow busses.... are there special rules that apply with them?
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Old January 20th, 2018, 10:50 AM   #7
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.... yeah you guys have these yellow busses.... are there special rules that apply with them?
UK kids have to WALK to school?
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Old January 20th, 2018, 11:05 AM   #8
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4th person killed!

Brightline president says deaths on high speed rail 'completely avoidable'

I guess high speed rail is a BAD idea.
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Old February 9th, 2018, 04:03 AM   #9
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6th person struck:

Florida's Brightline train strikes sixth person since opening last year | Fox News
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Old February 9th, 2018, 06:10 AM   #10
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UK kids have to WALK to school?
If they live near the school yeah...otherwise train bus lift in the car... the usual thing. No yellow buses though.
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Old February 9th, 2018, 06:12 AM   #11
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6th person struck:
Are trains a new thing in the states... I mean don't people know that being hit by a large solid mass travelling on those strange metal rail things is a health hazard...??
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Old February 9th, 2018, 09:18 AM   #12
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Are trains a new thing in the states... I mean don't people know that being hit by a large solid mass travelling on those strange metal rail things is a health hazard...??
It is a lot faster than previous trains. That is probably the difference.
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