Quest for answers starts in deadly Canada rail crash




 
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July 9th, 2013  
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Topic: Quest for answers starts in deadly Canada rail crash


By Richard Valdmanis and Julie Gordon LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (Reuters) - Investigators seeking the cause of the deadly train crash in the tiny Quebec town of Lac-Megantic, were focusing Tuesday on the train's brakes, the railway company's own regulations and whether Canada needs tougher train-transport standards. Officials from the Transportation Safety Board of Canada said more than a dozen investigators were examining every angle of the accident, in which a runaway train hauling 72 cars of crude oil plowed into the lakeside town and exploded. ...




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