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FRA finally allows for international trainsets: The Federal Railroad Administration has finalized new safety rules that would allow passenger railcars from asian and european countries to run on American rails. Previous rules stipuled that the train cars withstand 800,000 pounds of impact in case they were to crash into freight trains. (Angie Schmitt | Streetsblog USA)