What AWVR 777 locomotive?

What AWVR 777 locomotive?

AWVR 777 is an AWVR (Allegheny & West Virginia Railroad) AC4400CW in the 2010 action/thriller movie, Unstoppable. It was a runaway train carrying hazardous chemicals known as Molten Phenol from Fuller Yard towards Stanton, Pennsylvania.

What does AWVR stand for?


Acronym Definition
AWVR All Weather Video Recorder (C3-ilex, LLC; Fremont, CA)
AWVR Active Waste Vaults Retrieval (radioactive waste treatment project)

Was Judd Stewart a real person?

Judd Stewart was a 26-year veteran railroad engineer who dies in an unsuccessful attempt to slow the runaway.

Will Colson train conductor?

Will Colson is a young rookie train conductor who worked with Frank Barnes. Frank and Will catch up to 777 and attempt to engage the coupler. When the locking pin will not engage, Will kicks it into place, but gets injured in the process.

Will Colson and Frank Barnes be in real life?

In it, Washington plays aging train engineer Frank Barnes, who is stuck on the 1206 in Pennsylvania with rookie conductor Will Colson (Chris Pine, “Star Trek”). The premise seems unbelievable, but is actually based on real events that happened with a CSX train in Ohio in 2001.

Is Unstoppable based on true events?

Unstoppable is a 2010 American action thriller film directed and produced by Tony Scott and starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine. It is based on the real-life CSX 8888 incident, telling the story of a runaway freight train and the two men who attempt to stop it.