Train accidents stir safety worries as oil boom sends more tanker trains across North America

  • by: MATTHEW BROWN , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 17, 2014 - 7:13 PM

BILLINGS, Mont. — At least 10 times since 2008, freight trains hauling oil across North America have derailed and spilled significant quantities of crude, with most of the accidents touching off fires or catastrophic explosions.

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