1370 Ontario St. - Mezzanine, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Secretary-Treasurers
Information
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

Editorial: Improve safety of crude oil shipments

(Source: Democrat & Chronicle, April 2, 2014)

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The nation’s booming oil production — particularly in North Dakota and Montana — has meant new life for New York’s aging railroad system. With oil output having outgrown pipeline capacity, freight trains have been pressed into service, transporting more than a million gallons of crude a day to the nation’s 115 refineries.

Full story: Democrat & Chronicle

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

© 1997-2014 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Safety Task Force Hotline
800-306-5414

Decertification Helpline
800-393-2716

DAILY HEADLINES

Teamster Nation: Get the latest updates in the War on Workers
Slow pace of rail recovery stirs fear of future woes
39th annual Teamsters National Black Caucus commences in Philadelphia
Panama Canal turns 100 as expansion hits snags
Amtrak's broken Empire Builder
OSHA cites ‘Midnight Rider’ production company in train crash that killed film crew worker, injured 6 others
Oil trains delaying Amtrak, commuter trains across U.S.
Oil, railroad coal port money gushes into races for Washington state legislature
Rail oil tankers, victim of U.S. safety rules, also unwanted in Canada
AAR: Combined weekly rail traffic up 3.9 percent over 2013 for week ending August 9
FRA probing runaway bulldozer incident in New York
Connecticut officials say higher Metro-North costs not justified
Amtrak looks to expand Memphis service
Federal transportation officials praise North Carolina railroad work
Pallet company sues CP Rail for massive fire
Railroad Retirement Board financial reports

More Headlines


Enter your e-mail address to receive BLET news updates.

Subscribe  Unsubscribe