Setting the internet’s gears turning this week (Sept 17) is news of a mysterious disappearance, the vanishing of an entire 47 car freight train in Canada. Leaving Thunder Bay the 7.05pm to Winnipeg train along with a conductor and two drivers in the caboose simply disappeared sometime during its overnight journey.
According to reports frustrated search and rescue teams have scoured the line for the past three days and turned up nothing. At this point in time all that can be assumed is that someone has stolen a 47 car train, a freight train nearly a quarter of a mile long and weighing 10’s of thousands of tons.
Canadian National Railway representative Burton Lansdown went on air with CBC Radio to let Canadians know that they are doing their best to uncover the mystery and find the missing train.