Not Logged In Log In   Sign Up   Points Leaders
Follow Us    7:15 PM

Message Forum - Read Message

Category: GasBuddy Official Blog > Topics Add to favorite topics   Post new topicPost New Topic
Author Topic: NTSB investigating Virginia crude train derailment Back to Topics
PD

Moderator
Message Posted: May 2, 2014 3:16:24 PM

The National Transportation Safety Board is on the case of the April 30 derailment of a train that was carrying crude in Virginia, but like all significant investigations, it will be some time before results and conclusions will be made.

“These incidents happen very quickly, but take time to go through,” Jim Southworth told reporters at an initial briefing on May 1. “We are simply gathering facts now before moving into the analytical phase. Depending on the complexity of this accident, it could take 6 months to a year-and-a-half before this investigation is finished.”

Members of the Federal Railroad Administration and several other agencies that have authority in various industries have also joined the effort, in addition...

Visit GasBuddy Blog for full article
REPLIES (newest first) Post a Reply
Profile Pic
Tundralimited2009
Champion Author Dallas

Posts:43,244
Points:2,094,970
Joined:Feb 2009
Message Posted: Jul 12, 2014 3:09:54 AM

Time will tell
Profile Pic
gasmask78
Champion Author Virginia

Posts:4,717
Points:1,067,405
Joined:Sep 2011
Message Posted: Jun 4, 2014 8:15:42 AM

Interesting
Profile Pic
gasmask78
Champion Author Virginia

Posts:4,717
Points:1,067,405
Joined:Sep 2011
Message Posted: Jun 4, 2014 8:15:24 AM

Hmm
Profile Pic
Tundralimited2009
Champion Author Dallas

Posts:43,244
Points:2,094,970
Joined:Feb 2009
Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:55:33 PM

Equipement too old and poor track mainteance...
Profile Pic
White_Eagle
Sophomore Author New Jersey

Posts:239
Points:126,890
Joined:Sep 2006
Message Posted: May 11, 2014 7:34:14 AM

Do you think Buffet is pressuring the White House to postpone approval of the Keystone XL pipeline because he has a major financial interest in moving oil by rail? Washington doesn't work that way. The will of the people guides the hands of their representatives. Right?
Profile Pic
outdoortechie
All-Star Author Nashville

Posts:858
Points:420,030
Joined:Nov 2013
Message Posted: May 8, 2014 1:32:42 PM

Obummer's buddy Warren Buffett has a $5 billion stake in railroads and doesn't want the competition from the pipelines for transporting crude.
Profile Pic
honda0105
Champion Author Tallahassee

Posts:23,742
Points:2,347,515
Joined:Nov 2008
Message Posted: May 8, 2014 5:30:00 AM

standard procedure.
Profile Pic
CYBERCAT11
Champion Author New Jersey

Posts:1,486
Points:191,285
Joined:Sep 2011
Message Posted: May 6, 2014 8:05:36 AM

UGLY
Profile Pic
Prodaddy
Champion Author Houston

Posts:11,397
Points:2,621,945
Joined:May 2007
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 2:27:20 PM

Wonder what the outcome will be?
Profile Pic
3940
Champion Author Idaho

Posts:1,786
Points:632,140
Joined:Jul 2013
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 1:07:01 PM

k
Profile Pic
NotmeuQc
Champion Author Montreal

Posts:8,528
Points:1,861,925
Joined:Apr 2009
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 11:08:14 AM

Thanks for the information.
Profile Pic
macike
Champion Author South Dakota

Posts:2,698
Points:844,465
Joined:Feb 2012
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:39:52 AM

ok
Profile Pic
macike
Champion Author South Dakota

Posts:2,698
Points:844,465
Joined:Feb 2012
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:26:39 AM

ok
Profile Pic
BPonRTE66
Champion Author California

Posts:3,539
Points:874,920
Joined:Nov 2012
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:24:17 AM

Old
Profile Pic
jimmy544
Champion Author Boston

Posts:7,587
Points:1,333,280
Joined:Feb 2011
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:23:20 AM

Time for new articles.....
Profile Pic
SmokeFan14
Champion Author St. Louis

Posts:2,648
Points:1,690,545
Joined:Oct 2008
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:22:22 AM

Sounds like a mess.
Profile Pic
jrobertso
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:1,503
Points:816,420
Joined:May 2001
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:21:14 AM

ok
Profile Pic
ttlpkg11
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:3,624
Points:1,400,865
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:21:01 AM

old
Profile Pic
buzzieNY
Champion Author Buffalo

Posts:5,883
Points:1,353,550
Joined:Jun 2011
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:20:57 AM

Pipelines, rarely leaking, and no derailment.
Profile Pic
ladyvoodoo
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:2,356
Points:708,150
Joined:Jan 2013
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:20:52 AM

Old
Profile Pic
henryeOH
Champion Author Akron

Posts:3,695
Points:203,800
Joined:Jan 2011
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:20:50 AM

oooook
Profile Pic
57JoJo
Champion Author Toronto

Posts:2,298
Points:599,185
Joined:Sep 2013
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:20:30 AM

Old, old, old news.
Profile Pic
tfrey82
Champion Author North Dakota

Posts:1,752
Points:613,670
Joined:Jul 2013
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:20:14 AM

old
Profile Pic
ZcarSC
Champion Author South Carolina

Posts:1,240
Points:926,350
Joined:Nov 2011
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:19:47 AM

This is tragic, but any time you move merchandise, there is the risk of an accident no matter what the method of transportation. Hopefully the damage to property and lives is minimum.
Profile Pic
traumer
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:8,510
Points:2,070,630
Joined:Aug 2006
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:19:08 AM

old news
Profile Pic
krobp46
Champion Author Milwaukee

Posts:5,851
Points:1,275,845
Joined:Sep 2011
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:18:07 AM

Beyond old
Profile Pic
Somis1
Champion Author Ventura

Posts:16,680
Points:3,312,220
Joined:Jul 2005
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:17:29 AM

That's what the NTSB does.
Profile Pic
CptnCanada
Champion Author Saskatoon

Posts:9,536
Points:1,476,985
Joined:Jun 2008
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:16:41 AM

Day 3 for this..
Profile Pic
blaman
Champion Author Phoenix

Posts:2,260
Points:817,430
Joined:Nov 2012
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:15:29 AM

ok
Profile Pic
V8power
Champion Author Pennsylvania

Posts:5,890
Points:2,116,650
Joined:Oct 2005
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:14:48 AM

Again.
Profile Pic
sydb7
Champion Author Atlanta

Posts:5,778
Points:2,561,575
Joined:Mar 2003
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:14:22 AM

Any distribution method will have problems: safety first then profits!
Profile Pic
fora_7
Champion Author Montreal

Posts:3,962
Points:943,775
Joined:Sep 2012
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:14:01 AM

Pipelines, rarely leaking, and no derailment
Profile Pic
sparkie951
Champion Author Roanoke

Posts:7,237
Points:1,579,290
Joined:Dec 2010
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:13:35 AM

Old
Profile Pic
chesapeake07
Champion Author Oklahoma City

Posts:1,418
Points:668,380
Joined:Aug 2011
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:11:32 AM

pipelines are a better solution
Profile Pic
MUSTANGSRUS
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:10,310
Points:2,074,685
Joined:Sep 2006
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:10:12 AM

Build more pipelines.
Profile Pic
teatiger
Champion Author Dallas

Posts:5,756
Points:2,212,565
Joined:Nov 2008
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:10:06 AM

sad
Profile Pic
tco0102
Champion Author Charleston

Posts:10,612
Points:2,481,010
Joined:May 2007
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:09:59 AM

old
Profile Pic
twopairAL
Champion Author Huntsville

Posts:2,022
Points:435,830
Joined:May 2012
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:09:16 AM

ok
Profile Pic
lakeaffected
Champion Author Grand Rapids

Posts:3,758
Points:2,079,860
Joined:May 2006
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:08:41 AM

Older news
Profile Pic
trojanbuck
Champion Author Dayton

Posts:11,300
Points:2,415,260
Joined:Aug 2007
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:08:14 AM

Get rid of this article already.
Profile Pic
GGAlbo
Champion Author Detroit

Posts:4,858
Points:2,592,205
Joined:Sep 2006
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:07:45 AM

ok.
Profile Pic
Jizme
Champion Author Lincoln

Posts:12,949
Points:3,642,305
Joined:Oct 2004
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:07:33 AM

I read this three days ago which makes it very old news.
Profile Pic
berniMI
Champion Author Flint

Posts:12,519
Points:1,833,755
Joined:Oct 2009
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:07:28 AM

Oh no, it's here again, 3rd day?????
Profile Pic
CDMAuto
Champion Author Connecticut

Posts:6,821
Points:1,486,315
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:07:17 AM

OLD OLD NEWS
Profile Pic
INBwana
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:13,881
Points:1,433,390
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:07:11 AM


Really old news.
Profile Pic
mh44s
Champion Author Madison

Posts:7,463
Points:2,427,065
Joined:May 2006
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:06:57 AM

Weekend repeat article.
Profile Pic
timesaverinc
Champion Author Wichita

Posts:3,313
Points:683,845
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:06:48 AM

They should be investigating it
Profile Pic
Kahouna
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:2,484
Points:767,245
Joined:Dec 2012
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:04:47 AM

Old
Profile Pic
smokinjoe54
Champion Author Ohio

Posts:6,051
Points:1,398,245
Joined:Feb 2010
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:04:14 AM

Really old.
Profile Pic
CrazyLady2
Champion Author Maine

Posts:37,820
Points:3,213,855
Joined:Apr 2006
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:04:03 AM

Ok
Profile Pic
Canucktree
Champion Author Alberta

Posts:7,418
Points:1,684,710
Joined:Dec 2008
Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:03:37 AM

Yawn.
Post a reply Back to Topics