Crane Accidents

Crane Fall Causes Delays

02/9/01

Rensselaer, NY

Construction crane falls on tracks, causes service delays.

Amtrak train travel was delayed more than an hour Thursday after the boom of a construction crane toppled on the tracks. There were no reported injuries.

One train was delayed an hour and 27 minutes, and another was delayed five to 10 minutes, Amtrak spokesman Kevin Johnson said.

The crane was being used as part of a $40 million rebuilding of the station in Rensselaer, just east of Albany.

Category: Accident Report

Tags: ,

Leave a Reply