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Ignited Sask. crude oil train was using new puncture-resistant tank cars endorsed by feds

Source: Guy Quenneville, CBC News, February 9, 2020 

‘The cars were TC-117J cars, which meet all Transport Canada standards’: CP Rail

The Canadian Pacific Railway train that derailed, leaked crude oil and ignited a large fire in rural Saskatchewan Thursday was using new, industry-standard tank cars meant to be more puncture-resistant than their predecessors, the ones that exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Que.

“The cars were TC-117J cars, which meet all Transport Canada standards,” a CP spokesperson confirmed Friday.

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