Schumer seeks rail transparency

DAILY NEWS FILE PHOTOSen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., says he has several questions for rail companies about safety regarding the trains on their routes throughout the state.

In wake of two train derailments in Ohio in the last few weeks, especially the derailment in East Palestine on Feb. 3, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., says he will seek answers from rail companies on what they will do to protect communities in New York from such incidents.

During a video conference with the media Tuesday, Schumer said Norfolk Southern announced a six-point plan it said would enhance the safety of its operations.

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