Dangerous Railways in Potter County

Potter County railways are some of the state's most dangerous. The Texas Rail Relocation and Improvement Association reports Potter County is ranked 10th for rail accidents and incidents.

The county is also 10th in nonfatal rail-related injuries.

We asked the Association of American Railways about this report and they chose to put a positive spin on the issue, saying rail safety has made great improvements in the last twenty-nine years.

They say investments in technology and infrastructure have made the biggest difference. The association is continuing to work towards further advancements.