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Effects of Catastrophic Events on Transportation Systems Management and Operations: Howard Street Tunnel Fire, Baltimore City, Maryland, July 18, 2001   [open pdf - 511KB]

"The report documents the actions taken by emergency response and transportation agencies in response to the July 18, 2001 CSX freight train derailment and fire in the Howard Street Tunnel in Baltimore, Maryland. The report is part of a larger effort to examine the impacts of catastrophic events on transportation system facilities and services. The creation of a detailed chronology of events in Baltimore, MD, a literature search, and interviews of key personnel involved in transportation operations decision-making on July 18 produced the findings documented in this report."

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2002-07
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