January 17, 2021: Rockslide Causes Derailment in Virginia

A CSX freight train derailed early Friday morning after striking a boulder that was on the tracks near Clinchco, VA. Two locomotives and seven railcars derailed during the incident but there were no leaks or product spills reported.
Sheriee Bowman, a CSX Transportation media relations representative, said “The safety of our employees and the community is our top priority as we work to restore the area.”

Rockslide causes train derailment in Southwest Virginia

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