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Audit finds railroad safety lacking during high oil traffic

posted on October 30, 2015 at 5:38 PM

Montana's oversight of railroad safety falls short at a time when volatile crude oil train traffic from the Bakken region, already high, is only expected to increase, a new audit found. Full Story

Bill delays train safety technology mandate 3 to 5 years

posted on October 30, 2015 at 5:15 PM

The House passed a bill Tuesday that delays for three to five years the mandate for railroads to put long-sought safety technology in place. Full Story

Feds and Railroad Industry Call for Safety Upgrades

posted on February 28, 2014 at 6:20 PM

Feds and Railroad Industry Call for Safety Upgrades
Tanker cars known as DOT-111s, were involved in derailments in the U.S. and in Canada in 2013. The Lac-Megantic crash killed 47 people and destroyed 30 buildings in Quebec northwest of Maine across the U.S. border. . Full Story

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