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Update on Princeton, IN Derailment - 6/18/18 A.M.


CSX continues working closely with local and state emergency responders at the site where a train derailed Sunday night near Princeton, IN. The safety of our employees, the community, and the local environment is our top priority. Overnight CSX has confirmed a total of 23 railcars derailed, including five railcars containing propane. CSX and local firefighters are monitoring two propane railcars and two railcars containing frozen food that caught fire during the derailment. There are no injuries and no waterways impacted. First responders determined an evacuation was necessary for the safety of the neighboring public, and it will stay in place until further notice. The train consisted of two locomotives, 89 loaded railcars and nine empty railcars.

 

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