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'Multiple breaks' and 'worn' rails to blame for derailment of train carrying crude oil north of Edmonton
One month after a train carrying crude oil derailed in Sturgeon County, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) says an inspection of the track in the area — completed by Canadian National Railway (CN) in September — showed “rail wear limits” had been exceeded and that the condition of the high rail had reached “condemning limits.” 513 more words
Wide-ranging meeting touches on safety, better communication.
Representatives of the two major railroads that operate in the Columbia River Gorge and government leaders from around the area recently met in an effort to bridge communication gaps amid controversy. 8 more words
NEW DELHI: Minister of Railways, Piyush Goyal has announced various decisions taken by Ministry of Railways for the transformation of Indian Railways. Most of the decision taken appears to have been on the list of Railways for a long time now and many of them had been key priorities for Suresh Prabhu as well. 700 more words
NEW DELHI: Ministry of Railway has decided to post young brilliant and dynamic officers to man the post of Station Directors at major Railway Stations. The officers will be chosen from across different operational services of Railways after due screening & scrutiny. 293 more words
When Anna Chuprun was in her first year at Royal West Academy, in Montreal West, she remembers having to learn the ropes.
Contrary to most, it didn’t involve textbooks or sports, but the complex Montreal West rail crossing she would have to navigate to get to the school, just blocks away. 295 more words