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on friday the u. s. and canada are set to announce new cross border oil train safety measures the joint action is the culmination of almost two years of emergency orders and stop gap measures said to avoid disasters like the megantic train explosion , it's claimed forty seven lives in canada july two thousand thirteen , regulators say that introducing new and stronger ten cars in conjunction with other mandates like a possible speed limit would make all train significantly safer and avoid fiery scenes like these , you're becoming all too common , the american fuel and petrol chemical manufacturers the main u. s. refiners association claim that the proposed five year time line to phase out older tank cars is not feasible a recommended regulators focus more on track maintenance and repairs and i'm ways to reduce human error as necessary steps to curb derailments , spike in the last few years , u. s. refiners group is now seeking to address their concerns in a meeting with the national transportation safety board