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U.S. regulators approve LNG transport by rail

June 24, 2020

U.S. regulators approve LNG transport by rail

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), in consultation with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued a rule that will allow the bulk transportation of LNG in specialized tank cars with enhanced outer tank requirements and additional operational controls.