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Federal panel hears concerns on railroad safety

Posted By admin On August 29, 2013 @ 9:54 am In News,Recent Updates | Comments Disabled

WASHINGTON – A federal panel heard comments Wednesday on the adequacy of safety regulations for railroads, during the first of two meetings that will focus on last month’s deadly train derailment in Lac-Megantic, Quebec.

Fatigue is the top safety concern among train crew members, said a representative of one of the major unions for railroad workers.

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