Train Abuse Blog

Sharing the stories, pictures, and meeting notes with officials. Everything is connected in the East End, we are all feeling the train abuse impact.

Train Horns & Limits

We all know the sound. Many of us can tell which direction a train is coming from. We know the rumble before the horn. The majority of train horns are from Nathan Airchime. Their max decibel on their horns is 149.95 Decibels, far exceeding the decibels permitted by the Federal Railroad Authority max decibel of…

Sept 22 Meeting with Sylvia Garcia & Union Pacific

The first meeting was in May, during the time – the UP team told everyone they would be making updates to be completed by July which should ease the parked trains. The goal was to have the follow up in meeting in August, but it got pushed back. Goal: get a follow up with UP…

My new home in ruins

I loved the house before I even saw it. Adore it. I love the area, the vibe, and the street art. The food is unbeatable. A dog park is close by. But so is a train line. I knew this moving in. I had done research to understand the trains, their impact on daily lives…

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We are residents looking to share the real impact of train abuse in the East End of Houston. Everything from excessive horn blowing to blocked trains needs to be stopped by the Railroad companies.

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