Can't You Hear the Whistle Blowing? The Federal Railroad Administration has announced publication of a rule to allow local communities to quiet train horns at some 150,000 railroad crossings nationwide -- if important safety requirements are met. Hear a selection of American tunes that feature that signature sound, the train whistle.
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Can't You Hear the Whistle Blowing?

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Can't You Hear the Whistle Blowing?

Can't You Hear the Whistle Blowing?

Can't You Hear the Whistle Blowing?

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The Federal Railroad Administration has announced publication of a rule to allow local communities to quiet train horns at some 150,000 railroad crossings nationwide — if important safety requirements are met. Hear a selection of American tunes that feature that signature sound, the train whistle.