REPORT OF THE TASK FORCE ON RAIL TRANSPORTATION OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

The Inter-Industry Task Force on Rail Transportation of Hazardous Materials was formed in March 1978. The Task Force, made up of executives representing the Chemical Manufacturers Association, the Association of American Railroads, the Chlorine Institute, the Compressed Gas Association, the National Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association, the Fertilizer Institute, and rail car manufacturers worked over a year in its efforts to accelerate rail safety programs and initiate steps designed to reduce the number and severity of rail transportation accidents involving hazardous materials. This Report presents accomplishments and a series of recommendations in the areas of accident response, transportation, equipment and systems safety analysis.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Association of American Railroads

    50 F Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001-1564
  • Publication Date: 1979-6-14

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices;
  • Pagination: v.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00322544
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 29 1980 12:00AM