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CSX train derails in Georgia

By | June 30, 2022

Locomotive and 19 cars involved; no injuries reported

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Derailed tank cars
Derailed tank cars
A locomotive and 19 cars of a CSX train derailed early Thursday near Waycross, Ga. (Ware County, Ga., Sheriff’s Office)

WAYCROSS, Ga. — A locomotive and 19 cars of a CSX Transportation train derailed early this morning (Thursday, June 30), just north of Waycross, WCWJ-TV reports.

The derailment occurred about 2:30 a.m. No injuries were reported and no hazardous material situation has been reported, although photos show at least one tank car with a placard for ethanol involved.

The accident has led to the closure of Jamestown Road between Devandrene Avenue and U.S. Route 1, the Ware County Sheriff’s Office reports.

4 thoughts on “CSX train derails in Georgia

  1. There was work done to that section of track over the past week and there was a 25 MPH slow order in place, CSX must have removed the restriction prematurely because this happened not long after that.
    Profit over safety is the CSX way.

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