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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...

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Tundralimited2009
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2014 3:09:54 AM

Time will tell
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Message Posted: Jun 4, 2014 8:15:42 AM

Interesting
gasmask78
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Hmm
Tundralimited2009
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 5:55:33 PM

Equipement too old and poor track mainteance...
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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?
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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.
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Message Posted: May 8, 2014 5:30:00 AM

standard procedure.
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Message Posted: May 6, 2014 8:05:36 AM

UGLY
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 2:27:20 PM

Wonder what the outcome will be?
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 11:08:14 AM

Thanks for the information.
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:39:52 AM

ok
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ok
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Old
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:23:20 AM

Time for new articles.....
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:22:22 AM

Sounds like a mess.
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:21:14 AM

ok
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:21:01 AM

old
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:20:57 AM

Pipelines, rarely leaking, and no derailment.
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:20:52 AM

Old
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:20:30 AM

Old, old, old news.
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:20:14 AM

old
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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.
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:19:08 AM

old news
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:18:07 AM

Beyond old
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:17:29 AM

That's what the NTSB does.
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:16:41 AM

Day 3 for this..
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:15:29 AM

ok
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:14:48 AM

Again.
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:14:22 AM

Any distribution method will have problems: safety first then profits!
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:14:01 AM

Pipelines, rarely leaking, and no derailment
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:13:35 AM

Old
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:11:32 AM

pipelines are a better solution
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:10:12 AM

Build more pipelines.
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:10:06 AM

sad
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old
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:08:41 AM

Older news
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:08:14 AM

Get rid of this article already.
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:07:45 AM

ok.
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:07:33 AM

I read this three days ago which makes it very old news.
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:07:28 AM

Oh no, it's here again, 3rd day?????
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:07:17 AM

OLD OLD NEWS
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:07:11 AM


Really old news.
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:06:57 AM

Weekend repeat article.
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:06:48 AM

They should be investigating it
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:04:47 AM

Old
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:04:14 AM

Really old.
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:04:03 AM

Ok
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Yawn.
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