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Cleanup continues after Buffalo & Pittsburgh derailment

By | January 19, 2022

Line expected to reopen Thursday after Monday accident

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Logo of the Buffalo & Pittsburgh, a Genesee & Wyoming railroad

Logo of the Buffalo & Pittsburgh, a Genesee & Wyoming railroadWEST MAHONING TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Cleanup continues after a locomotive and 17 cars of a Buffalo & Pittsburgh train derailed at midday Monday, WJAC-TV reports.

No injuries were reported. The cars involved were reported to be empty or contained non-hazardous materials such as cardboard or scrap metal.

A blocked grade crossing was expected to be cleared on Tuesday, with the remaining cleanup projected to be done by Thursday, allowing the line to reopen.

The Buffalo & Pittsburgh is one of Genesee & Wyoming’s largest properties, with 728 miles in New York and Pennsylvania. It was acquired by G&W in 1988.

West Mahoning Township, in Indiana County, is about 50 miles northeast of Pittsburgh.

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