CSX Commits To Enhanced Safety After Philly Derailment

Law360, Philadelphia (March 12, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT) -- Officials with CSX Corp. defended their safety and maintenance procedures on Tuesday before a Philadelphia City Council committee called to address concerns about the January derailment of a train carrying crude oil on a bridge over the Schuylkill River.

With an uptick in freight rail traffic moving through the city thanks to the reopening of a massive south Philadelphia refinery in 2013, CSX said that it was working to strengthen safety protocols both in the city and nationwide through cooperation with Philadelphia’s emergency responders and federal...
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