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Measuring train sounds
Sep 22 2011 (07:42)
News Entry# 39464 Measuring train sounds
Posted by: rdb*^ Added by: rdb*^ Sep 22 2011 (07:43)
Trains are noisy. Now the question is whether it’s something that needs mitigation through the town, or is simply a fact of life.
In a town with two train lines that meander its length, trains’ air horns are background noise and the sounds of their wheels on the rails are its pulse.Another view on train noise though, is it’s an unnecessary health risk that needs some mitigation.“It’s interesting, people who aren’t close to the train track think it’s quite charming and I use the example, it’s something like having a bear in your back yard,” said town resident Josef Bossart. “If you have a bear in your backyard you aren’t very happy about it but the neighbour down the street or on...