UPDATE: 12 Coal Cars off Tracks in Huntington

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 1/18/12 @ 5 p.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- CSX is working to put a dozen railroad cars back on the tracks.

CSX spokesperson Bob Sullivan tells WSAZ.com that 12 cars filled with coal derailed.

The derailment happened in CSX's yard around the 7th Street area of Huntington.

No one was hurt in the derailment. According to Sullivan, crews are currently working to get the cars back on the tracks. The work should be completed by Wednesday night.

The derailment is not affecting any work for CSX.

Still no word on what caused the derailment.

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ORIGINAL STORY 1/18/12 @ 1:37 p.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Seven cars of a CSX coal train have derailed in Huntington.

The train is stopped along the main CSX tracks near 7th Street.

Some of the cars are full of coal. All of the cars are off the tracks, but not turned over.

Late Wednesday morning, CSX crews were on scene working to clear the derailment.

No word how or when the derailment happened.

WSAZ.com has a call into CSX to get more details.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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