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To all negitive nancies about NWP's track....

A while a go someone posted something like "The nwp needs to upgrade their track again, its falling apart and becoming inacuratly guaged."

Well to whomever that was,

this is for you.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TaNeam-J-g&feature=g-all-f

Resting my case,

Chad

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Comment by Mike Davis on June 26, 2012 at 2:13pm

the accidental regauging  was caused by Balfour Beatty installing the tie plate backwards causeing the rail to lean slightly in. 

Comment by jbriogrande on June 23, 2012 at 11:01pm

 Holy Smokes Chad......looks like some of the roads here in Sonoma County.....good find....The new NWP track will be excellent for at speed running.  The slower track will be Ignacio Wye to Lombard, but even that is in prety decent shape.

Comment by Chad Gustafson on June 21, 2012 at 6:37pm

Just thought I'd share, sorry its not NWP relate.d.

Comment by Michael H Harrison on June 21, 2012 at 5:26pm

That video didn't show any bad tracks.... it stayed on them right. As long as it gets to point a to b and not touch the ground, it should be fine. Just don't let the FRA see that video...  As a pilot there is a saying we have... there is no such thing as a bad landing as long as you make it out alive.

Comment by Jordan on June 21, 2012 at 4:32pm

At first I said "It can't be worse than what I've had on the BNSF Oakland Local"

It is most definitely worse than the BNSF Oakland Local.

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