- United Transportation Union - http://utu.org -
Railroads agree to study safety enhancements
Posted By admin On January 17, 2014 @ 9:57 am In News,Recent Updates | Comments Disabled
U.S. transportation officials on Thursday pressed for companies to come up with safer ways to transport oil on the nation’s rail lines following some explosive accidents as crude trains proliferate across North America.
After a closed-door meeting with oil and railroad executives in Washington, D.C., Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said the industry agreed to make voluntary changes aimed at accident prevention within the next 30 days.
Read the complete story at the Press Herald.
Article printed from United Transportation Union: http://utu.org
URL to article: http://utu.org/2014/01/17/railroads-agree-to-study-safety-enhancements/
Copyright © 2011 United Transportation Union. All rights reserved.