Name: Me Again
Employed as: Locomotive Engineer, for 10-20 years
Posted: 23 September 2017
First off, an emergency application is an emergency application.
Doesn't matter what caused it. So if there is some idiot crew that
doesn't understand why or for what reason you are inspecting the train
after an emergency application, then you probably should not be here,
it's not safe for the rest of us. How idiotic to think , well , PTC
did it so no need to inspect or do the required 10 .
As for PTC, well, you don't understand that either. If you are
approaching the beginning limits and it hasn't changed to active (
will also be color display instead of grey), then you approach the
first signal prepared to stop. In every case I've seen, 1500 feet
away and PTC becomes active. Other than initial implementation where
bugs were worked out this works every time. In some cases PTC will
become active further out and there's no need to slow down.
For the idiots that seem to be hoping for this company to fail or the
stock to take a dive, Jesus Christ, how stupid can you be? If it does
you may find yourself working for a shortline in the near future. Or
for another RR. Ole HH not gone lose any more per share than we are.
CSX will never be what it was pre HH so you may as well quit whining,
spreading false information, and be professional and do your job.. If
you keep your mouth shut, let them make the decisions, and do exactly
what they say, you'll make a fortune right now. Yeah, things are in
the shitter, who cares, I come to work to make money, and there's
plenty to be made right now.
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