Derailed CSX train in West Virginia hauled newer-model tank cars

All of the oil tank cars on the 109-car train were  CPC 1232 models.                           Newer.  Tougher.

Apparently not..  The rapid uptick in crude-by-rail accidents are the product of a 40-fold increase in crude-by-rail shipments since 2008.

Reprint from Reuters

A CSX Corp train continues burning a day after derailing in Mount Carbon, West Virginia