Derailment en-route to WDW - 6 dead

Discussion in 'UK Community Board' started by SpottyDog, Apr 20, 2002.

  1. SpottyDog

    SpottyDog Guest

    I was so sad yesterday to hear the news on radio that 14 cars had derailed on a train from Washington DC to Walt Disney World, Florida. They reported 6 dead.

    My heart goes out to those folk and their families. To go anytime is bad enough, but when on way to such a happy place seems too cruel.

    I suppose, with fourteen carriages over, we should be grateful there were only 6 fatalities.

    DaveSD
     
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  3. Sue's Mum

    Sue's Mum DIS Veteran

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    Oh Dave, how sad. What an awful thing to happen. My heart goes out to all the families and the injured people.
     
  4. floridamum

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    I saw it on Sky news, its terrible, I feel for the relatives of those who died.
     
  5. WDWfan uk

    WDWfan uk <font color=red>.... but you can call me Shirley :

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    .........what a terrible tragedy.
    ........ and those poor folk who had to wait to be cut out of the wreckage - what a terrible ordeal for them :(
     
  6. mmouse37

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    It is terrible. But they were going from Florida to D.C. They were only an hour into their trip when the train derailed. My FIL had friends who were supposed to travel on the auto train this week. Wonder what will happen to the train schedule.

    MJ
     
  7. SpottyDog

    SpottyDog Guest

    Thanks for clearin that up MJ. Our local radio said it was the other way. Don't suppose it matters now.
     

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