A train with 102 cars of crude oil from North Dakota derailed when leaving Seattle last week, heading to a Washington refinery. A locomotive, a car loaded with sand and three oil tanker cars left the track but did not roll over. The incident occurred when the locomotive pulled out of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) yard, traveling approximately 5 mph.

“A BNSF spokesman said the derailed oil cars were newer models with enhanced safety features to safeguard against spills. Engineers inspected the tankers and found no leaks. No one was in...


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