Derailment Prompts Call For Quicker Replacement Of Old Cars

Mar 12, 2017 |
Derailment Prompts Call For Quicker Replacement Of Old Cars

GRAETTINGER, Iowa (AP) A fiery train derailment in rural Iowa that burned for more than 36 hours has at least one group suggesting that the industry should move faster to upgrade aging rail tankers. A Union Pacific train hauling 100 tankers full of ethanol from Omaha, Nebraska, derailed around 1 a.m. Friday on a trestle bridge spanning Jack Creek near Graettinger, about 160 miles northwest of Des Moines. It sent off the tracks 27 tanker cars considered by federal investigators as older, less st
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