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Rail safety agency stretched thin, getting thinner

Posted By rob On December 17, 2013 @ 9:52 am In News,Recent Updates | Comments Disabled

The nation’s foremost railroad watchdog is potentially facing a serious workforce shortage, raising questions about its ability to ensure safety after a string of high-profile accidents.

With 324 safety inspectors across the country, government investigators say, the Federal Railroad Administration can oversee only 1 percent of all railroad operations.

Read the complete story at The Washington Times.


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