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2015-03-03 12:20:58

GATINEAU, QC, March 3 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its investigation report (R13W0257) into the derailment of a Canadian National Railway

2015-02-27 12:21:20

Wolf Asks for Stricter Review, Better Enforcement, More Funding HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb.

2015-02-09 16:21:59

Railroad Achieves 7 Percent Derailment Decrease OMAHA, Neb., Feb.

2014-10-09 20:20:26

~ Safer tank cars are available; customers are responding LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.