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DOT opts to repeal ECP brake rulemaking

(Source: Progressive Railroading, December 5, 2017)

On December 4, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) repealed a May 2015 rulemaking that would have required the installation of electronically controlled pneumatic (ECP) brakes on certain tank cars, according to U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.). The USDOT had until Dec. 4 to publish a determination that the ECP rule either was justified or should be repealed.

Full story: Progressive Railroading

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

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