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Norfolk Southern Releases Six-Point Safety Plan, Will Add More ‘Hotbox’ Sensors to Tracks

Raymond Eichelberger
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Norfolk Southern announced Monday it is implementing a six-point safety plan in the wake of last month’s train derailment that released hazardous chemicals along the Ohio - Pennsylvania border.

For The Allegheny Front, Reid Frazier reports it would increase the number of sensors placed near tracks to detect problems with railcars.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 3/10/23)

Reid R. Frazier covers energy for The Allegheny Front. His work has taken him as far away as Texas and Louisiana to report on the petrochemical industry and as close to home as Greene County, Pennsylvania to cover the shale gas boom. His award-winning work has also aired on NPR, Marketplace and other outlets.