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The Canadian Nuclear FAQ  

by Dr. Jeremy Whitlock


Crash Tests of Nuclear Transport Casks

These crash tests were performed at Sandia National Laboratories in the United States.

(1) Crash test into solid concrete wall: cask remains intact.

Crash test into wall - DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME

(2) Locomotive crash test: cask remains intact.

Locomotive crash test - OUCH