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      Are those railroad tracks missing something?

      Norfolk Southern Railroad tracks don't have safety arms for cars to pass through on Washington and 7th Street. / Rheya Spigner


      Norfolk Southern Railroad tracks don't have safety arms for cars to pass through on Washington and 7th Street.

      Is that safe? According to a representative for Norfolk Southern, the Federal Railroad Administration only requires crossing bucks, lights and bells, when a train is crossing. He says the train is also restricted to going ten miles an hour across the tracks to ensure safety.

      He adds it's at liberty to the state or city to decide on whether or not to place safety arms.

      Finally, he adds they usually aren't placed if there have been little to no accidents in the area.

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