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On September 30, the FRA issued a Rail Worthiness Directive (RWD) pertaining to DOT 111 tank cars. Specifically the FRA identified DOT-111 tank cars produced by American Railcar Industries, Inc. (ARI). and ACF Industries, LLC (ACF) between 2009 and 2015. The FRA has issued the RWD based on its findings of non-conforming weld practices. The non-conforming weld practices on the DOT 111 tank cars produced by ARI and[...]