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Report reveals cause of 2013 train derailment that forced Inglewood evacuation

It wasn’t operator error nor faulty trains rolling slowly through Alyth yard near Inglewood that caused the derailment of seven cars carrying a liquid natural gas product in 2013, say Transportation Safety Board investigators. 272 more words

Local News

Rail Safety - "It's everyone's responsibility" | Interview with David Bainbridge

David Bainbridge is National Rail Safety & Assurance Manager at Leighton Contractors.

David will be part of the Safety Managers & Regulators Panel on Day 3 of… 771 more words

Maritime & Transport

California cities take a stand on toxic oil

by Suzanne Weiss

During a holiday visit to Davis, California, I was thrilled to learn that the local City Council has passed a resolution opposing the transport of hazardous crude oil through their city. 837 more words

Climate Change

A city bylaw can protect us from hazardous oil

Intra Vires (Within Our Jurisdiction)

Introductory note by editor: The Toronto City Council has already asked Enbridge not to pump dangerous tar sands oil (diluted bitumen – DilBit) across the city. 826 more words

Climate Change

Meet the Leeds primary pupils keeping rail passengers safe this Christmas...

A group of six pupils from Bramley St Peter’s Church of England School are playing their part in keeping Christmas rail commuters safe by designing festive safety posters. 300 more words

Child Friendly CIty

Train derails in Manitoba's Whiteshell Provincial Park

WINNIPEG – Canadian National Railway crews were cleaning up a train derailment in Manitoba’s Whiteshell Provincial Park Wednesday morning.

There are no dangerous goods in the 12 train cars that derailed at about 5 p.m. 45 more words