WASHINGTON (AP) — Rail tank cars being used to ship crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken region are an “unacceptable public risk,” and even cars voluntarily upgraded by the industry may not be sufficient, a […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators issued an emergency order Tuesday requiring tests of crude oil before shipment by rail to determine how susceptible the cargo is to explosion or fire, a response to a string […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Warning that a “major loss of life” could result from an accident involving the increasing use of trains to transport large amounts of crude oil, U.S. and Canadian accident investigators urged their […]
PLASTER ROCK, New Brunswick (AP) — Officials in Canada said a derailed freight train carrying crude oil and propane continued to burn Wednesday morning, while they prepared to launch aerial surveillance and more than 100 […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Transit officials say minor rail delays occurred after an Amtrak train carrying no passengers derailed in Los Angeles.