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Railway tracks worrisome to Belleville fire chief

May 7, 2014, Belleville, Ont. - Belleville is not on track with tackling a rail disaster, says the local fire chief. Local politicians and emergency responders are jumping on the bandwagon with the federal government in assuring safer rail lines. Spurred by the Lac-Megantic Que. rail tragedy, rail companies are being pressured to phase out or retrofit high-risk tank cars transporting flammable liquids. The Belleville Intelligencer reports.

May 7, 2014
By The Belleville Intelligencer

May 7, 2014, Belleville, Ont. – Belleville is not on track with tackling
a rail disaster, says the local fire chief. Local politicians and
emergency responders are jumping on the
bandwagon with the federal government in assuring safer rail lines.
Spurred by the Lac-Megantic Que. rail tragedy, rail companies are being
pressured to phase out or retrofit high-risk tank cars transporting
flammable liquids. The Belleville Intelligencer reports. | READ MORE


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