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Billings to introduce rail safety bill in wake of derailments

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Billings will introduce
legislation in La Crosse today

After a pair of train derailments in Watertown and Alma, members of Wisconsin’s government are getting on board for rail safety.

At 3 p.m. today on the corner of Cass and 27th Streets in La Crosse, rep. Jill Billings will address the legislation, along with members of Citizens Acting for Rail Safety.

In the wake of recent train derailments, Senator Jennifer Shilling and Billings reiterated their call for action and urged the Transportation Committee chairs to immediately hold hearings to examine rail safety issues.

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