Comments for: Canada toughens rail safety rules after Quebec disaster

Posted July 23, 2013, at 4:54 p.m.
Last modified July 23, 2013, at 8:15 p.m.

OTTAWA, Ontario — Canada beefed up its safety standards for railways on Tuesday, reacting to the Quebec train disaster earlier this month, and said that two “qualified persons” must run any train that hauls dangerous goods. In an emergency directive, most of which takes effect immediately, the Transport Department also …

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