Railroads Lose Challenge of Oil-Train Rules

Railroads lost an agency appeal with the U.S. Department of Transportation in a battle over new crude-by-rail rules that require the installation of expensive new brakes on trains hauling hazardous flammable materials.  The Association of American Railroads has said the new braking system required by the DOT has not been proven to be effective but will be expensive to install.

Railroads Lose Challenge of Oil-Train Rules

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