Letter: Tortured by train tremors in Kamloops

Editor:

I have called CN Rail and I have sent an email regarding the tremendous vibrations caused daily by speeding, loaded freight trains.

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It’s really ridiculous having to endure the shaking of your bed and the rest of your furniture, day and night.

It’s like a major earthquake.

I have recently moved here and never before had to put up with such tremors.

For the most part — perhaps 75 per cent of the time — the trains travel at a reasonable speed of approximately 30 to 40 k/hr.

They travel at speeds of 50 to 60 km/h the rest of the time.

There are approximately 2,000 residents living along this stretch of railway.

I guess a petition is the best way to get some action as I really don’t want to move.

John McGrogan
Kamloops

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