Two train derailments in US raise rail safety concerns
Guardian, 17 Mar 2023
Two BNSF trains derailed in separate incidents in Arizona and Washington state on Thursday, with the latter spilling diesel fuel on tribal land along Puget Sound.
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The derailments came amid heightened attention to rail safety nationwide after a fiery derailment last month in Ohio where a freight train carrying hazardous chemicals derailed near the Pennsylvania border, igniting a fire and causing hundreds of people to be evacuated.
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