FRA Holds Emergency Meeting Regarding Hazardous Materials Transport
Yesterday, August 29, 2013, the FRA Safety Advisory Committee held an emergency meeting to consider additional rail safety measures for hazardous materials transport. The Committee makes recommendations to the FRA regarding rail safety issues. It is composed of representatives from throughout the rail industry. The meeting was in response to the derailment in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, Canada that occurred earlier this summer.
The FRA press release regarding the meeting can be found here.
By Matt Darby