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Lac-Megantic Restaurant Reopens

MONTREAL - The restaurant-bar at ground zero of the deadly train derailment and explosion that killed 47 people in Quebec in July 2013 is back in business.The Musi-Cafe quietly opened its doors to the...
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Oil By Rail Is In Desperate Need of Clean-Up

Railways are transforming North America's energy sector and are, coincidentally, helping to save Canada's bacon. But the train business has been allowed to remain a 19th-century technology run with 19th-century mentality by workers without credentials. Aviation, by contrast, is heavily supervised and operated by licensed personnel with professional expertise and constant surveillance. For the moment, the critically important oil industry has been saved, but if governments aren't as tough as nails in their demands and dealings with the railways, then all bets are off.
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Disaster Locomotives <em>Sold</em>

MILO, Maine - Dozens of locomotives once owned by the railroad responsible for last year's deadly derailment in Lac Megantic, Quebec have been sold at an auction in Maine.Auctioneer Adam Jokisch says...
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Report On Lac-Megantic Is On Its Way

GATINEAU, Que. - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada will release its report on the deadly Lac-Megantic train derailment later this month.The TSB says it will hold a news conference in the Quebe...