How the train industry could change after the Ohio disaster

Posted on AllSides March 10th, 2023
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OPINION

Railroads are a fixture of the American landscape: There are about 140,000 miles of track in the United States. But most people don’t think of the trains running through our towns and cities all that often.

“It was just a means of transportation for moving goods from one point to the other,” Wayne Bable told Vox’s Benji Jones last week in East Palestine, Ohio. “I mean, the trains are every 15 minutes on a regular basis. So it’s just part of life. … After a while, you don’t hear them. We sure hear them...

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https://www.vox.com/politics/2023/3/10/23632683/ohio-train-derailment-rail-safety-regulations-norfolk-southern

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