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Crude oil trains: BNSF to slow trains, increase inspections

Crude oil trains: BNSF to slow trains, increase inspections

Safety concerns increased for crude oil trains following explosive derailments BNSF has started taking additional safety measures for crude oil shipments because of four recent high-profile derailments in the U.S. and Canada, the railroad said Monday. Under the changes, BNSF is slowing down crude oil trains to 35 mph in cities with more than 100,000 people […]