BNSF freight train derails, spills diesel north of Madras, Ore.

(Source: Television station KTVZ, August 12, 2019)

MADRAS, Ore. An 80-car freight train struck two large boulders that fell onto the BNSF Railway tracks in a remote area about 20 miles north of Madras early Monday, causing five locomotives and a rail car to derail, closing the line, spilling 4,000 gallons of diesel fuel near Trout Creek and bringing out emergency crews.

Full story: www.ktvz.com

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
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