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Fri Mar 27, 2020, 09:30 AM

Railroads granted unprecedented FRA safety regulation waivers.

It's astonishing. These MFer's will stop at nothing. Years of regulatory provisions that keep workers and the public safe just got thrown in the bathtub to be drowned with the rest of "big government". Under the guise of Covid-19 prevention, the FRA (which BTW is being run by a former railroad CEO) gives the railroads carte-blanche to do whatever the fuck they want regarding required track and locomotive inspections, required brake tests, operational testing, and on and on and on.

The RR's are saying that they needed this due to predictable manpower shortages. That's bullshit - they have been furloughing people for the last 10 months as a result of PSR (Precision Scheduled Railroading), which was just another scheme to inflate the price of their stock.

There is literally too much to list here. Disgusting and Dangerous. Here is the link.


https://files.constantcontact.com/38adf15f301/ffef7741-95db-4bf2-b5ad-70f163d5dda0.pdf

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Fri Mar 27, 2020, 10:09 AM

1. No surprise.........

This mis-administration has been destroying business regulations designed for public safety since day 1 of their reign. They're probably going to take credit for "better air quality" after so many businesses have been shut down for COVID-19!

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Fri Mar 27, 2020, 10:10 AM

2. I'm glad I don't live near a railroad anymore.

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