A railroad tank car is surrounded by locomotives in the Norfolk Southern rail yard at Alexandria; Va., on Jan. 13. 2014. Recent fiery derailments have called renewed attention to the safety of the majority of North America's tank car fleet, which has a long history of punctures and ruptures in accidents.
A railroad tank car is surrounded by locomotives in the Norfolk Southern rail yard at Alexandria; Va., on Jan. 13. 2014. Recent fiery derailments have called renewed attention to the safety of the majority of North America's tank car fleet, which has a long history of punctures and ruptures in accidents. MCT
A railroad tank car is surrounded by locomotives in the Norfolk Southern rail yard at Alexandria; Va., on Jan. 13. 2014. Recent fiery derailments have called renewed attention to the safety of the majority of North America's tank car fleet, which has a long history of punctures and ruptures in accidents. MCT

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