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It may have been a great weekend for many – holidays in the US, a Brit winning Wimbledon, sunshine in Europe – but it was not so good for transport. The tragic Asiana 777 crash at San Francisco airport grabbed most of the headlines, and there is much speculation as to its cause, but the derailed Canadian freight train resulted in more casualties, and has sparked a debate about carrying crude oil by rail. And then the remaining section of the poor MOL Comfort, the stern of which has already sunk, caught fire.