Railroad safety, U.S.--Canadian comparison

by United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.

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  • Railroads -- Safety regulations -- United States,
  • Railroads -- Safety regulations -- Canada

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Railroad safety: U.S.-Canadian comparison. Published Date: Abstract: In JuneCongress requested the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) toconduct "a detailed comparison between conditions prevailing in railway safetyin the United States and a review of safety operations in Canada.

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