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Crew injured, diesel fuel spilled into river when BNSF train derails in remote Wyoming canyon

(Source: Wyoming Star-Tribune, February 5, 2019)

CASPER, Wyo. — A coal train collision on Monday sent two locomotives partially into the North Platte River, potentially contaminating the waterway with thousands of gallons of diesel in a remote canyon north of the Guernsey Reservoir, according to state officials. Two BNSF employees, an engineer and a conductor, suffered non-life threatening injuries from the incident.

Full story: Wyoming Star-Tribune

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

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