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Three Minnesota towns seek millions of dollars in rail safety projects

March 24, 2016 | Duluth News Tribune | ST. PAUL – Separating streets from railroads that carry oil trains could save lives in Minnesota communities, a House committee heard Thursday.

Moorhead, Red Wing and Coon Rapids leaders argued for millions of dollars their communities would use to build bridges so busy railroad crossings would not be at the same level as roads.

As if to punctuate the rail safety issue, at the same time the issue was being discussed in a state House committee, emergency personnel were responding to a truck-train collision 222 miles northwest of St. Paul in Callaway, Minn.

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