RR Transport and Haz Mat Cargo – 2 articles

Grants funded to mitigate risk among railroads hauling hazardous materials. The Federal Railway Administration ( U.S.) has funded two grants totaling $350,000 to support development of a Short Line Safety Institute. The Institute would help mitigate risk associated with shipping hazardous materials by rail by working to improve the culture of safety within the short line and regional rail industry while improving its overall safety record.

A related article re oil transport by rail from Huff Post Canada: Oil By Rail Is In Desperate Need of Clean-Up

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