Railroad Accident Report

Railroad Accident Report : Derailment of Canadian National Freight Train M33371 and Subsequent Release of Hazardous Materials in Tamaroa, Illinois February 9, 2003

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About 9:04 a.m. central standard time on February 9, 2003, northbound Canadian National freight train M33371 derailed 22 of its 108 cars in Tamaroa, Illinois. Four of the derailed cars released methanol, and the methanol from two of these four cars fueled a fire. Other derailed cars contained phosphoric acid, hydrochloric acid, formaldehyde, and vinyl chloride. Two cares containing hydrochloric acid, one car containing formaldehyde, and one car containing vinyl chloride released product but were not involved in the fire.show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 2.54mm | 154.22g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514126508
  • 9781514126509