Animation of potential blast zone: crude oil unit train arriving in Benicia, California

Repost from YouTube
This 1-minute video superimposes a 1-mile blast zone over the tracks in Benicia’s Industrial Park.  Of particular interest near the end of the video is the MOVING blast zone, which shows how the proposed 4000-foot 50-car “bomb trains” would roll right past Valero and progress almost to the Benicia Bridge before coming to a stop, then back in to Valero’s offloading racks.

Thanks to Constance Beutel for this graphic illustration of the potential for a catastrophic accident in our beloved little town.

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