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Railroad’s penalty up to $25.6 million for egregious’ misconduct in wreck

By October 16, 2009 No Comments

By PAUL LEVY – Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

MINNEAPOLIS — Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. engaged in a "staggering" pattern of misconduct aimed at covering up its role in the deaths of four young people whose car collided with a train largely because a crossing gate wasn’t working properly, a judge declared Thursday.