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Rail safety advocate calls DOT-111 the ‘Ford Pinto’ of rail cars

Rail safety advocate calls DOT-111 the ‘Ford Pinto’ of rail cars

August 28, 2013 | Bloomber News – Bangor Daily News | WASHINGTON — The head of a rail safety group Wednesday compared a widely used train tank car to the recalled Ford Pinto in urging U.S. regulators to require upgrades that would prevent accidents like a Quebec derailment that killed 47 people. Karen Darch, co-chairman […]

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