Stuck train horn blares for blocks

Train horn blares nonstop for 30 minutes (CNN/WLS)
Train horn blares nonstop for 30 minutes (CNN/WLS)

HINSDALE, Ill. (CNN/WLS) — What some people thought was an odd time for a tornado siren turned out to be a blaring horn.

The horn got stuck on this train stopped in Hinsdale, Ill.

For blocks, people could hear the horn blaring nonstop for 30 minutes.

A company spokesman says it happens from time to time.

Because regulations prevent the company from running the train without a working horn, they had to bring in a second locomotive to tow it away. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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