A second train derailment in Ohio Saturday has lawmakers calling for additional freight safety rules at a time when the industry is already on the defensive following last month's disastrous toxic chemical derailment.
RELATED: Norfolk Southern train derails in Ohio, involves no hazardous material
“I am very concerned about the power of the railroads to beat back safety regulations,” Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said on ABC’s “This Week”.
The second derailment involved about 20 cars of a cargo train owned by Norfolk Southern, the same company that saw another one of its trains derail in East Palestine on Feb. 3.
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