April 17, 2014: AAR Issues Safety Appliance Alert

The Association of American Railroads has issued an important safety alert for all railroads. Recently a razor blade was discovered on a covered hopper car by a shop worker in Bay St. Louis, Missouri. The blade was found wedged into a safety appliance handhold. A second razor blade was discovered in Logansport, Indiana hidden on the cable guard. Thankfully no serious injuries were reported in either incident.
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