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  • US, Canada unveil rules to boost oil train safety story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-01-15 5:23 pm

    WASHINGTON - Rail tank cars used to transport crude oil and many other flammable liquids will have to be built to stronger standards to reduce the risk of a catastrophic train crash and fire, under sweeping new safety rules unveiled Friday by U.S. and Canadian transportation officials.