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

Safety system can prevent train accidents, but rail industry slow to adopt

(Source: Hearst Newspapers, July 27, 2014)

WASHINGTON, D.C. Faced with a huge increase in hazardous oil-carrying trains, California is urging quicker implementation of technology that would prevent train accidents caused by human error. But after pushing back against the idea for nearly half a century, the rail industry is far from ready to adopt the safety measure.

Full story: San Francisco Chronicle

Monday, July 28, 2014

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

© 1997-2015 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Decertification Helpline
(216) 694-0240

DAILY HEADLINES

Teamster Nation: Get the latest updates in the War on Workers
New oil train rules criticized from many sides
Editorial: New oil train safety rules move way too slowly
Crude oil regulations sabotage Freedom of Information Act
Canadian oil trains shift to carry less-volatile crude
New U.S. rail rules will slow shipping and reduce capacity, BNSF says
EPA cites California oil train terminal for violations
Editorial: Commitment to America's passenger rail system is long overdue
Opinion: Why can't America have high-speed trains?
Video: Take a ride inside the aging Hudson River rail tunnels that would cost billions to replace
CP Rail appoints CFO from outside the rail industry for second time in under 2 years
D.C. group files another motion to halt CSX tunnel project
Acting for impaired Railroad Retirement beneficiaries

More Headlines


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

Subscribe  Unsubscribe