You’ve probably noticed a lot less pain at the pump lately.
Every day, tanker trains travel Norfolk Southern’s Conemauch line through towns like Vandergrift – and mostly without incident.
More and more, trains with older, puncture-prone tanker cars are hauling highly-flammable crude and liquefied petroleum though our area, like in Downtown Pittsburgh and in Carnegie.
A runaway tanker train crashes in Canada, killing 47 people.
Emergency crews were called to the scene of a train derailment in Vandergrift Thursday morning.
Western Pennsylvania motorists should feel slightly better at the pump as gas prices continue to slide down.
Western Pennsylvania gas consumers are continuing to pay more and more at the pump.