To assure safe movement of the 100,000 carloads of dangerous materials it handles annually Southern Pacific has a system for regular track inspection of routes used by this traffic, procedures for handling the cars in trains and information on placement of such cars which is available to train crews and wayside emergency forces. A Hazardous Materials Control Section has highway equipment at strategic points along the road and training equipment which is used for employee training and for instruction of firemen in wayside communities.

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    Murphy-Richter Publishing Company

    20 North Wacker Driver
    Chicago, IL  United States  60606
  • Publication Date: 1978-7

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  • Accession Number: 00182822
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 31 1978 12:00AM