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Unfortunately, very few new tank cars have actually been put into use in recent years, and even cheaper retrofits have been slow.
The bulk of the fleet carrying flammable liquids are the same old tank cars that were identified as part of the problem in previous accidents.
The Virginia accident involved the same type of tank car and the same transport company, CSX, involved in this week’s West Virginia derailment.
The Holiday Express, decorated from tank car to caboose in twinkling lights, shiny ornaments, and toy trains, comes complete with Santa and a few elves.
Rail remains vulnerable to track wear and defects and single-walled tank cars that can be punctured in a crash.
More frequent inspections are needed to prevent potentially catastrophic derailments of trains hauling oil and ethanol in which ruptured tank cars can produce giant fireballs, the scientific organization said in a report this month.
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