Railroads to agree to speed limits, more inspections of crude shipments

(Source: Platts, February 19, 2014)

ORLANDO, Fla. -- U.S. railroads likely will agree to reduced speed limits when carrying crude in populated areas and increased inspections under a forthcoming pact with the Department of Transportation to boost the safety of crude-by-rail shipments, the head of the Association of American Railroads said Wednesday.

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