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Consultation on Updated Transport Canada Standard TP14877

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The Transportation of Dangerous Goods Directorate updated the Transport Canada Standard TP14877, Containers for Transport of Dangerous Goods by Rail, December 2013. The standard covers large means of containment used in the offering for transport, handling and transport of dangerous goods by rail. Highlights of the updated standard include: incorporating external technical requirements, updating the dangerous goods list to align with the 19th edition of the United Nations Model Regulations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, updating technical requirements for Class 3, Flammable Liquids, improving harmonization between tank car requirements in Canada and the US, and updating material of construction requirements for tank cars. CPA members please view The Grid for more information.

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