FRA car on Empire Builder 8(31)

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March 23, 2009- BNSF Bellingham Sub., Everett to Blaine, WA.
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They measure track geometry set to FRA track standards. The two monitors provide real time track conditions.


When defects are found bells start to ring and cell calls are made to the trackmen chasing the train to either to repair or slow order the track. (or if necessary take it out of service.)
 
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