December 30, 2019: Union Pacific Train Derailed Near Medicine Bow, WY

Twenty-one Union Pacific railcars loaded with mixed freight derailed in Casper,  Wyoming on December 26, 2019.
According to UP Corporate Communications & Media Relations senior Director, Kristen South, “there were no hazardous materials involved and no injuries were reported.”
An FRA spokesperson stated ” The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is aware of the Union Pacific Railroad train derailment that occurred near Medicine Bow, and [is] monitoring the railroad’s response, recovery and service restoration activities. There were no injuries reported and as of this time no formal FRA investigation is planned.”

Cause of 21 car train derailment near medicine bow under investigation