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DOE/Sandia National Laboratories

The Cask Train

Caption: The shipping containers holding the casks of nuclear materials from the Aktau reactor were loaded onto special trains for a 1,860-mile journey across the Kazakh steppe to long-term storage pads in the Central Asian country's interior.

Credit: Image courtesy of Sandia National Laboratories.

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