Breaking News Bar
posted: 7/14/2014 5:01 AM

Train vibrations are wrecking home

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 

I have lived on Wildberry Lane in Bartlett for 13 years, and during that time the increase in trains on the track in my backyard has made it impossible for me to sleep at all. The trains have been getting faster and longer, and the vibration is like a 4.0 earthquake. After a train passes, we can hear the house crack and pop; it looks like the drywall is ready to fall from the ceiling, and a crack has formed in the house following a loud bang.

I am asking for help because the town of Bartlett has told me it is better that I deal directly with the railroad (yeah, right). If we are to be subjected to this torture from sleep deprivation, we probably won't live long enough to be taxed to death by DuPage County. This is a real problem, and there are a lot of victims along this rail line.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

Robert Marks

Bartlett

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.