Latest derailments – March 22, 2015
1. Train carrying potash derails in AlbertaTrevor Robb, QMI Agency, March 22, 2015 8:41:21 EDT PM
EDMONTON — The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) says 20 cars carrying potash derailed just north of Wetaskiwin, Alta., around 9:09 a.m. Sunday near Highway 13.
Pictures from the scene show piles of potash, which is mostly used in fertilizers, spilling onto the ground.
No one was injured… [MORE]
2. Near Denver: 27 coal cars jump tracks in train derailment; no injuriesRaquel Villanueva, KUSA 5:49 p.m. MDT March 22, 2015
HUDSON, Colo. (AP) — A train jumped its tracks early Sunday, dumping tons of coal from more than two dozen cars near the northern Colorado town of Hudson.
No injuries were reported, but there was significant damage to the tracks, which have been shut down for repairs and cleanup…. [MORE]