railroads http://waer.org en Sen. Chuck Schumer Says "Flawed" Railcars Pose Danger to Syracuse and Upstate http://waer.org/post/sen-chuck-schumer-says-flawed-railcars-pose-danger-syracuse-and-upstate <p>Senator Chuck Schumer stopped by Syracuse Tuesday to call on the Federal Transportation Department to propose a fix for flawed rail cars called the DOT 111.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>He says&nbsp;the hundreds of cars that&nbsp;travel through the center of Syracuse every day are the same ones that derailed in Quebec a few weeks ago, killing dozens and wiping out a small town.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 03:47:30 +0000 Scott Willis & Maria Catanzarite 6435 at http://waer.org Sen. Chuck Schumer Says "Flawed" Railcars Pose Danger to Syracuse and Upstate