Train Derailment

Local News
9:59 am
Thu August 15, 2013

P&L Railway Train Derails Near Elizabethtown

Credit Paducah & Louisville Railway

ELIZABETHTOWN — Officials say crews are cleaning up after a train derailed in central Kentucky sending 15 cars carrying coal off the tracks.

The News-Enterprise reports that no injuries were reported when the Paducah & Louisville train derailed early Thursday morning in northern Hardin County. The train had a total of 88 cars. No hazardous materials were involved.

The newspaper reports crews from R.J. Corman were cleaning up the site.

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Local News
11:08 am
Sat November 3, 2012

Train Derailment: Plans to Address Hydrogen Fluoride Cars Delayed Until Sunday

Louisville Metro

Update 12 p.m.: Crews will not stabilize and level the hydrogen fluoride cars on Saturday, after all -- meaning, barring any unforeseen problems, no shelter-in-place warning will be issued, said Jody Duncan, a MetroSafe spokeswoman.

Instead, the work and shelter-in-place warning will likely happen on Sunday, she said.

Crews found more debris than anticipated upon moving other cars near the hydrogen fluoride cars, Duncan said. For safety, authorities decided to clear up the debris before addressing the hydrogen fluoride cars, she said.

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