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Circular OT-55-N - Recommended Railroad Operating Practices for Transportation of Hazardous Materials

Railroad operating practices for the transportation of hazardous materials.

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Crude Oil Properties Relevant to Rail Transport Safety: In Brief

This website focuses on Bakken crude oil and describes properties for classification and transportation.

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GPAC Testing and Classification Working Group Submission and Recommendations: Strengthening the Testing and Classification Framework for Crude Oil by Rail

This web page presents analysis concerning the testing and classification of crude oil for transportation.

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Intermodal Safety in the Transport of Oil

Safety of different oil-transport modes.

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Literature Survey of Crude Oil Properties Relevant to Handling and Fire Safety in Transport

This website surveys sources of information on crude oil properties and combustion events of rail transport spills.

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Moving Crude Oil by Rail

Advantages railroads offer in crude oil transportation.

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Moving Crude Oil Safely by Rail

Background about Crude oil transport by rail

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New Crudes, New Markets

Analysis of the North American crude oil market.

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Oil by Rail Safety in California

This policy document examinines issues surrounding oil transportation by rail and gives recommendations.

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The Lac-Megantic Disaster - Where Does the Buck Stop?

TransCanada's role in the Lac-Megantic incident.

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U.S. Rail Transportation of Crude Oil: Background and Issues for Congress

Discusses issues relative to train transportation of crude oil.

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Washington State 2014 Marine and Rail Oil Transportation Study

Analysis of the risks associated with the transport of oil in Washington.