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Repost from US DOT Media Advisory
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Contact: Office of the Secretary (OST) Press Office
Tel: 202-366-4570  


U.S. Department of Transportation and Transport Canada to Make Rail Car Safety Announcement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, May 1 at 10:30 a.m., U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Canada’s Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt will hold a press conference to announce the next generation of stronger, safer rail tank cars for the transportation of flammable liquids in North America. Secretary Foxx will also announce other aspects of DOT’s final rule. The press conference will be streamed live online here.

WHO:      U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx
                       Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt

WHAT:    Press Conference

WHERE: U.S. Department of Transportation
                       Media Center
1200 New Jersey Ave, SE
Washington, D.C.

WHEN:    Friday, May 1, 2015
10:30 a.m. EST

RSVP: Credentialed media who plan to attend the event, please RSVP to: to receive additional details. If you’re unable to attend, the press conference will be streamed live here.