Railroad News

A lack of rail safety coming into federal spotlight

Continued examination of last year’s deadly crash in Chatsworth (which killed 25 and injured 135) has alarmed officials to the lack of safety regulations and enforcement of the existing regulations for railroads. While cell phone usage was and is a big problem, officials are realizing that the problem runs a lot deeper. Hopefully the effort will be ongoing and won’t stop short of some valuable and greatly needed safety legislation.

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