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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

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