Lac-Megantic Train Disaster

U.S. calls for more oil train inspections, other safety measures

Oil train operators must have detailed information on hand about the possible risks of their cargo in case of an accident and perform more thorough checks before moving on the tracks, U.S. transportation officials said on Friday. In March there was an oil train accident in Galena, Illinois, although it did not lead to an injury. A national oil train safety plan is due in coming weeks that will d…

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