NTSB: Subgrade fill failure led to 2018 CSX derailment, bridge collapse
(Source: Progressive Railroading, April 8, 2020)
A CSX train derailment and subsequent bridge collapse in May 2018 in Virginia was caused by a subgrade fill failure of the track structure that displaced ballast, resulting in a cross-level deviation of the track significant enough to allow a wheel climb derailment, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined.
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Thursday, April 9, 2020
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