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On The Right Track

With concerns about train safety in Philadelphia at almost an all-time high following several derailments in the last few years, and two high-profile oil train explosions in the U.S. and Canada, CSX and Councilman Kenyatta Johnson announced a multiyear project to restore the condition and appearance of the 25th Street Viaduct. The bridge carries an average of 20 trains a day, many of them carrying the same type of crude oil that exploded in Quebec and West Virginia. [PlanPhilly]