9.14.2008

France attacks!!!

Trouble ahead, Lady in red,
Take my advice you'd be better off dead.
Switchman's sleeping, train hundred and two is
On the wrong track and headed for you.


Metrolink says human error caused the LA train disaster. They say the culprit was the engineer on the Metrolink train, a contract worker from Veolia Transportation. Veolia Transportation is a subsidiary of Veolia Environnement, a French water company. VE has been a hot concept stock the last few years on the "water infrastructure" theme. Too bad you get Casey Jones along with the desalinization projects.

UPDATE: CBS says the engineer, Robert Sanchez, was sending text messages while driving!

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