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DOT to Discuss Rail Safety Improvement
CASSELTON, N.D. (AP) — The head of the U.S. Department of Transportation is planning to meet with community leaders in Casselton to discuss efforts to improve rail safety since a fiery oil train derailment outside the eastern North Dakota town in December.
Railroads Address Crude Safety
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Railroads that haul volatile crude shipments have reached an agreement with U.S. transportation officials to adopt wide-ranging voluntary safety measures after a string of explosive and deadly accidents.