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SOURCE: Norfolk Southern Corporation
In keeping with a strong tradition of safety, Norfolk Southern has rolled out an educational train and website to help first responders across its network respond to potential rail-related incidents.
The train and website are part of Norfolk Southern’s Operation Awareness & Response (OAR) program. OAR was launched in 2015 to cultivate and strengthen relationships with local first responders by providing classroom, web-based, and field training on hazardous materials transportation, as well as information about rail operations.
The NS hazmat safety train is comprised of:
Norfolk Southern also launched its new JoinNSOAR.com website to provide the public with information about transporting hazardous materials and the economic benefits of moving hazardous materials by rail.
The NS hazmat safety train will travel to 14 states across the railroad’s network. Upcoming training sessions, which are by invitation, will include Harrisburg, Penn.; Baltimore; Chicago; Alexandria, Va.; and Columbia, S.C. The train’s schedule and contact information can be found at JoinNSOAR.com.
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