Train consist makeup, not defective wheelsets, caused the March 4, 2023 derailment of a Norfolk Southern train in Springfield, Ohio. The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on April 14 cancelled EI (Equipment Instruction) 0033, which had directed a complete wheelset changeout on new coil steel railcars manufactured by National Steel Car, Hamilton, Ont., for NS and other carriers. Following that, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) removed National Steel Car as a party to its derailment investigation, citing...READ MORE