Two Person Freight Crews Are Safer
Legislation requiring a train crew of at least two individuals has been made law in four states and is being considered in many others. This is a national public safety issue. Cutting train crew size is being pushed by corporate interests but puts your neighborhood at risk. At all hours, day and night, trains carrying cargo and hazardous materials roll through our communities.
It will take strong political effort to make a two-person crew minimum a nationwide reality. Here is a link to a petition where you can make your voice heard. whitehouse.gov/petition
For more information: Train Crew size