The dangerous Precision Scheduled Railroading (PSR) model is putting corporate greed above safety, and rail workers are sounding the alarm and warning that railroads are “courting disaster.”
Increasingly, railroads are choosing to boost profits and pay shareholders rather than invest in safety. In interviews with Motherboard, workers said that since their respective companies adopted PSR, they barely recognize the work that they do. All of their priorities have changed. What used to be about safety is now about cutting costs.
Learn more about how PSR is putting the freight rail industry and communities across the country in harm’s way in this must-read article.
How Freight Rail Is Courting Catastrophe from Vice.com