TC Responders Train for Florida East Coast Railway Emergencies

Treasure Coast first responders train for Florida East Coast Railway emergencies By Jason Hackett May 10, 2017 WPTV ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. – Back in April, fire chiefs on the Treasure Coast sent a letter to the governor, concerned over the lack of training to prepare for materials transported on their railways.  On Wednesday, they […]

FEC tracks pose unprecedented threat

LNG, ethanol on FEC tracks pose unprecedented threat, local fire chiefs say By Lisa Broadt April 17, 2017 Treasure Coast fire chiefs say they are unprepared for the dangers posed by hazardous materials transported on the Florida East Coast Railway tracks. Expected increases in freight traffic, the addition of Miami-to-Orlando Brightline passenger rail service and a likely […]

Rail safety expert warns risk of deadly railroad accidents on Treasure Coast

Martin County Board of County Commissioners Press Release March 29, 1017 As part of its continued fight to protect residents from the negative impacts of rail expansion, Martin County has released a report by national rail safety expert George Gavalla that includes concerning facts about the significant safety challenges and cost burdens facing Treasure Coast […]