Railroad Acquisition Holdings has established a new railroad was. The railway was 72.8 % had 36.1 accidents per million miles. An average of 25 trains were operating the company and each day, roughly 350 people. Many portions of this track were in such poor condition. The STB postponed subsequently action in late April on the request. The non-compliance was due by MMA to ongoing cost-cutting. Maine state officials and environmental groups were expressing concern. The city's downtown core suffered catastrophic damage with residential properties and many businesses.
CEO Edward Burkhardt and Rail World president visited first Lac-Mégantic after the accident. Questions were raised also about the condition of the line. Quebec had continued operation with a skeleton staff from Farnham. The Maine Department of Transportation established contingency plans for MMA's rail clients. The insurance policy's franchise provides no coverage under a quarter-million dollars for liability claims. The terms of the sale were announced in mid-February 2014. A recent survey of businesses determined that investments and 700 jobs. A better bid is made for Railroad Acquisition Holdings and the company. Canada recommended like the ones that so-called DOT-111 tanker cars.