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Report Date `

June 19, 1990

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46. Abstract

This report explains the derailment of a Southem Palgihc freight train on May 12, 1989. and the subsequent mpture of a Calnev petroleum pipeline on May 25, 1989, in San Bemardirio, California The safety issues discussed in thejepfirt aremgain weight, locomotive brakes, communications, training, operating procedures, wreckage clearing, pipeline surveillance, pipeline integrity, and pipeline check valves. Recommendations addressing these issues were made to the Southern Pacific Transportation Company, the Calnev Pipe Line Company, the Federal Railroad Administration, the Association of American Railroads, the City of San Bernardina, the Research and Special Programs Administration, the National Association of Counties, and the National League of Cities 11;|Cg'yw0¢dSVY Ci C C 1a ba=mi5uii&5nsf§ ¢¢m¢.¢ll ` This document is available to the

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