Sarah McKenzie

Federal order mandates oil trains reduce speeds in cities

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The Federal Rail Administration has issued an emergency order requiring trains transporting crude oil and other flammable liquids to travel a maximum of 40 mph as they travel through urban areas.

BNSF Railway, which transports the majority of Bakken oil that passes through Minnesota, recently announced it would reduce speeds of oil trains passing through the Twin Cities to 35 mph.

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