Federal transportation officials are requiring railroads to establish regional response teams along oil train routes following a series of fiery derailments.

The new rule announced Thursday is aimed at having crews and equipment ready in the event of an accident. It applies to oil trains in continuous blocks of 20 or more loaded tank cars and those having 35 loaded tank cars.
– PUB DATE: 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: NWI.com
Source: SEAFC National Fire News

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