AAR files appeal new oil-by-rail rule
from Cargo Business
Recently, the Association of American Railroads filed an agency appeal with the U.S. Department of Transportation regarding its new crude-by-rail rules. The rail association said the DOT should remove a requirement for an expensive new braking system that rail executives assert is unproven. The appeal also asks for enhanced thermal protection for tank cars, as well as to fully eliminate the usage of older tank cars considered unsafe for carrying flammable liquids.
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