NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 04, 1978
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(Studio) Recent train derailments, resulting in congress hearing in Washington, DC on matter, noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Effects of train derailments over past year noted. Film shown. [Cut Bank, MT, resident Mrs. Linda STEVENS - cites effects of accident to people of her town.] railroad claims with regard to cost and time involved to install safety equipment on tank cars reported; Trans. Safety Board's demonstration of short installation time mentioned. Cost of installing equipment contrasted to cost of not doing so, in terms of lives and property lost, stated.
REPORTER: Jackson Bain
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