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Pulled tail

Index Pulled tail

Pulled tail is the colloquialism referring to the act of a guard or conductor of a railway to apply the emergency brakes when something unexpected has been noticed. [1]

3 relations: Emergency brake (train), Waterfall rail accident, 2008 Chatsworth train collision.

Emergency brake (train)

On trains, the expression emergency brake has several meanings.

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Waterfall rail accident

The Waterfall rail accident was a train accident that occurred on 31 January 2003 near Waterfall, New South Wales, Australia.

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2008 Chatsworth train collision

The Chatsworth train collision occurred at 4:22 p.m. PDT (23:22 UTC) on Friday, September 12, 2008, when a Union Pacific freight train and a Metrolink commuter train collided head-on in the Chatsworth district of Los Angeles, California.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulled_tail

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