Most wanted: Safety improvements aimed at saving rail workers’ lives

A railroad employee holding a walkie-talkie leans out from a CSX locomotive as it approaches a street crossing. Jen Wolf /

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) added rail-worker safety to its latest Most Wanted List of safety improvements in response to a “significant number” of rail employee deaths that have occurred on the job over the past year, including 10 since October 2020.


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