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NTSB: DOT-111 Tank Car Design Recommendations

NTSB: DOT-111 Tank Car Design Recommendations

After analysis of the Cherry Valley, IL accident, the NTSB recommended an number of changes to the DOT-111 tank car design. Here is their recommendations presented as a slide show:

By February 4, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Aliceville by Air

A few days after the Aliceville derailment in Alabama, photojournalist John Wathen flew over the wreckage of what was being reported as a 12 tank car derailment. The reality was 25 tank cars derailed with the majority of them burned and ruptured. Imagine this happeningĀ  along the Mississippi River. It would be ridiculously hard to […]

By January 29, 2014 0 Comments Read More →