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The train that couldn't


The Fun Train's former owners, who claim $5 million in assets and $22.7 million in liabilities, don't have any records of what their defunct companies owe to whom. After the parent company filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on Oct. 6, but before it filed its schedules of assets and liabilities on Nov. 13, the computer crashed. Missing are records of checking and savings accounts, accounts receivable, money owed to the IRS and payroll records for top executives. The train was plagued by high expenses, low ridership and bad luck. In August the train crashed into a tow truck outside of Tampa, killing the driver. It stopped running Sept. 17.

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