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Are traings safer than pipelines?

Last week, sitting idly in the train yard in Fort Frances was a train made up entirely of tanker cars. It was only one of the 29 trains that pass through our community and district every day of the year. If you watch the trains from one of the level crossings in the district, you will see a mixture of tanker cars, flat cars carrying lumber, cars carrying grain from the west and container cars carrying containers that have arrived at Prince Rupert with consumer goods from Asia. You will also see unit trains carrying crude oil.