NS Safety Train Visited 23 Cities in 2017

The Norfolk Southern safety train trained 3,241 firefighters, law enforcement, emergency management personnel and other first responders this year during visits to 23 communities in 14 states.

The safety train program ended for the year on Dec. 1. Among the cities visited were Canton; Columbus; South Bend, Indiana; and Louisville, Kentucky.

The safety train, which began in 2016, has a dedicated locomotive, two box cars converted into classrooms, three tank cars used in transporting all types of chemicals, and two flat cars equipped with intermodal containers and multiple tank car valve arrangements that can simulate leaks.

The train is part of the of railroad’s Operation Awarene3ss and Response program.

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