Despite toxic disaster, railroads still want single-person crews
2nd Norfolk Southern train derails in Ohio; Officials say no hazardous materials released
Carloads and intermodal volume decline in February 2023
Biden hails bipartisan rail safety bill
Major railroads to join voluntary close call reporting program
Leaked audio reveals U.S. rail workers were told to skip inspections as Ohio crash incites scrutiny to industry
U.S. Senators from Ohio introduce bipartisan rail safety bill after East Palestine crash; Bill would mandate two-person train crews
Rail unions tell Biden officials that workers have fallen ill at NS derailment site
“Crafting an illusion:” U.S. rail firms’ multimillion-dollar PR push
FRA makes safety recommendations for hotbox detector warnings
Experts say trains are becoming less safe, and disasters like East Palestine will be more prevalent
DOT calls for rail industry to take immediate, commonsense steps to improve accountability and safety
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