Trains http://wesa.fm en Hanger Calls on Corbett to Beef Up Regulation of Trains Carrying Bakken Crude Oil http://wesa.fm/post/hanger-calls-corbett-beef-regulation-trains-carrying-bakken-crude-oil <p>In the early hours of Monday morning, a train traveling from Chicago derailed over the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia.</p><p>Six of the seven derailed cars carried crude oil from the Bakken formation in North Dakota, a substance that the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration said is <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-01-02/bakken-crude-more-dangerous-to-ship-than-other-oil-u-s-.html">more dangerous</a> than other types of crude oil.</p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 20:31:15 +0000 Liz Reid 23130 at http://wesa.fm Historic Train Structure Will Be Re-Created In Lancaster County http://wesa.fm/post/historic-train-structure-will-be-re-created-lancaster-county <p>A state-owned railroad museum in Strasburg plans to build a $6.1 million roundhouse of the type used to service and repair locomotives during the glory days of American rail.</p><p>Director Charlie Fox of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania said the structure will provide shelter for the most significant pieces of the museum’s collection.</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 19:22:24 +0000 Jared Adkins 8278 at http://wesa.fm Historic Train Structure Will Be Re-Created In Lancaster County