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69FunnyNumberGuy420 t1_jefpu2d wrote

"Less shitty than we used to be" is a meaningless metric when our rail system is incredibly unsafe compared to those of peer nations.


dfiler t1_jefult1 wrote

Rail travel is still safer than flying and driving, per passenger mile traveled. The sky simply isn't falling. Europe having even safer trains does not make our trains unsafe.


69FunnyNumberGuy420 t1_jefwh1f wrote

"This happens all the time and is perfectly safe!" - Me as a fireball engulfs the derailed tanker cars next to my house