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Philadelphia Derailment Raises Questions about Crude Oil Trains

A rash of oil train crashes, spills and explosions in recent years has some people concerned about crude oil and passenger trains sharing the rails.

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Pennsylvania's Cross State Train Route Could Be Derailed

In his State Of The Union address, President Obama touted the economic benefits of having a sound infrastructure, including high speed trains. Pennsylvania faces losing its Philadelphia to Pittsburgh line if the state does not pick up the nearly six million dollar a year tab starting on October first.  The Allegheny Front's Ashley Murray rode the rails to find out what people are thinking.


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