Tag: Class 111

Time to replace ‘bomb train’ tanker cars in USA, Canada

Time to replace ‘bomb train’ tanker cars in USA, Canada

Canadian Transport Safety Board says even current upgraded tanker car standards are inadequate for oil by rail Recent northern Ontario oil by rail accidents argue convincingly that the unsafe Class 111 tanker cars – dubbed “bomb trains” – comprising the vast majority of both the Canadian and American fleets should be replaced in short order to prevent […]