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Oversight hearing on Amtrak

Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session, January 26, 1995 (S. hrg)

by United States

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Written in English


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Number of Pages150
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Open LibraryOL7374237M
ISBN 100160521939
ISBN 109780160521935

Learn about upcoming events, lectures, storytimes, classes, book clubs and library board meetings at the Palm Springs Public Library. The hearing, “Oversight of Passenger and Freight Rail Safety,” will be held by the Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee on February 26 at p.m. ET. The Star Tribune has more in Congress to probe rail safety in wake of Casselton explosion. Already, the first. Nov 16,  · NTSB Blames Amtrak for Fatal Crash. held a hearing in Washington to discuss the probable cause of the crash. Investigators ripped into Amtrak, . This edition of the Cozen O’Connor Aviation Regulatory Update discusses the FAA’s regulatory reform review, the FAA’s and PHMSA’s increases in civil penalty amounts, recent amendments of hazardous materials regulations, the Congressional oversight hearing on U.S. airlines’ customer service and contracts of carriage, and the latest DOT.


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