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U.S. DOT, Transport Canada plan rail safety announcement this Friday


WASHINGTON, D.C.–U.S. Department of Transportation and Transport Canada are expected to make a rail car safety announcement this Friday, May 1 at 10:30 a.m., in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Canada’s Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt will hold a press conference to announce the next generation of stronger, safer rail tank cars for the transportation of flammable liquids in North America. Secretary Foxx will also announce other aspects of DOT’s final rule, the agencies announced today.


Julia Kuzeljevich

Julia Kuzeljevich

Julia Kuzeljevich is Editor of Canadian Shipper. She has been writing about transportation and logistics issues since 1999.
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