He noted a recent rash of train derailments and accidents.
I'll have to check the statistics, but I do have a theory.
After the disaster in East Palestine, Ohio and the deadly collision in Greece, our ears perk up a little more when we hear about problems on the rails. I'm not defending the rail industry. Clearly, there is a lot of things that can be done better-- and safer.
It's like when you buy a new car. You suddenly notice all the similar makes and models on the road.
As I said last week, this country cannot function without a safe and effective rail network. It's time to learn from past mistakes.