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A Common Cause Of Train Derailments: Broken Track

The Federal Railroad Administration announced Friday that a broken rail caused a train derailment in West Virginia in February that spilled more than 300,000 gallons of volatile oil, started a fire that burned for more than four days and forced more than a thousand people to leave their homes. The agency also said it will release new track standards to try to eliminate these derailments next week. more info: http://www.marketplace.org/topics/life/common-cause-train-derailments-broken-track #FullNewsAudioAvailable

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