## Is it possible to duck under a train?

So the answer is yes – it is possible to survive lying under the oncoming train, but it is very unlikely that you could survive that without a major injury. It is a good idea to stay away from railroad tracks. Sometimes trains can be rather quiet and very fast. You may get distracted or simply not notice it coming.

### How much clearance is there under a train?

1. The minimum side clearance for all structures and obstructions above the top of the rail, except those hereinafter specifically mentioned, shall be eight feet. (note: posts, pipes, warning signs, and similar obstructions should, where practicable, have a side clearance of ten feet.) 2.

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Can you hear a train if its behind you?

That’s because the noise a train makes is mainly projected to either side. When trains are moving directly towards you they are barely audible–until it’s too late.” He adds: “It’s surprisingly easy to overload the brain to the point where it can’t triangulate where sound is coming from.”

What happens if you get caught riding a freight train?

It is trespassing and illegal, and you will be subject to arrest if caught. Due to vandalism and theft from shipments, railroad security is more observant than ever.

## How long does it take a train going 50 mph to stop?

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It takes a train going 50 mph approximately___to stop safely. 1.5 miles
Each year over ______ persons are killed in highway -rail crashes. 500 people
A trains speed… appears slower than it is
You must park at least_____feet from a fire truck answering a call. 100 feet

### Can you tell when a train is coming?

If a signal is lit up and shows all red lights, it is possible that there is a train approaching from “behind” the signal as shown in the photo above. If a signal is lit and shows a green light at the top, that means it is cleared for a train to approach from the lit/facing side, so a train may be coming.