We have been visiting beautiful Bellingham regularly since 2006 and finally made a permanent move last year. Since we have always loved trains and the Boulevard Park area, we jumped at the chance to purchase a condominium overlooking the park, as soon as the right one became available. To reiterate, we love trains and even, to some extent, the whistles.
However, there appears to be a few sadistic engineers who insist upon abusing their authority by blasting the train whistle for an inordinate and insufferable amount of time as they pass the Boulevard Park condominiums, particularly after midnight. We certainly understand the reason for blowing the whistle but really, a few quick, pleasant toots would surely have the same warning effect as the long, loud blaring blasts that disrupt residential sleep hours and amuse only these few insensible engineers. Especially, given that sleep deprivation is a genuine serious disorder that can result from these untimely disruptions.
Despite the obvious juvenile and inconsequential gestures that might be made at the trains, is there anything legal or political that can be undertaken to force these heartless hooligans to ease up on their whistles to be more consistent with the practice of their other reasonably considerate comrades when traveling through Boulevard Park?