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Is there a safe way to transport fossil fuels?

With an explosive investigation into the failures of the government agency responsible for ensuring pipeline safety by Politico and the growing list of pipeline accidents and spills ( 335 more words

Oil And Gas

New Metrorail Cars To Debut Next Month

WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro says it will debut its newest generation of railcars next month.

The transit agency says its first 7000-series train with eight cars will start service on the blue line on April 14. 60 more words

Local

Railcar repair firm to expand Va. operations

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A company that repairs railcars is planning to expand its operations in Charlotte County, creating 37 jobs.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Monday said Blue Ridge Railcar Repair LLC plans to invest $2.41 million to expand its facility that was established in Keysville in December 2013. 82 more words

Virginia

The big glitch in our auto supply chain

FORTUNE — The brutal winter of 2013-2014 has created lingering logistics hassles for the U.S. auto industry, as tens of thousands of vehicles remain in storage areas due to delays in rail shipments to retail dealers. 325 more words

Autos

Weekly Photo Challenge: Letters

Cheri Lucas Rolands writes: For this week’s challenge, share a photo with letters…a snapshot of how we communicate with one another, even if we don’t speak the same language. 321 more words

Photography

Photo of the Day: The Parlour Curtains

The railyard in Alamosa is home to numerous old passenger train cars and vintage engines. We poked around for a good half-hour, and I got to experience crawling under a train, something I doubt I’ll ever be able to do again – and I’m glad it wasn’t moving. 136 more words

Life