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Timeline of North American train derailments and map locating U.S. crude by rail

Rail Towns: Some trying to stop oil trains

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(Reuters) - Albany, New York Sheriff Craig Apple assured a room of concerned citizens that county emergency crews were prepared to handle an oil-train accident involving three or four tank cars.

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Firefighters have been training to combat railcar fires with foam, and evacuation plans are detailed in a 500-page emergency response plan, Apple told residents in a May 12 address.

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