A non-hazardous phosphate-loaded train
The two CSX trains derailed and 20 cars overturned in Citra, but no injuries have been reported, the Marion County Sheriff's Office
CNN said that there are reports of two minor injuries.
The cause of the collision was not immediately known and is currently under investigation.
CSX is also trying to ascertain if the locomotives had released fuel and has sent environmental crews to contain a possible spill, CNN says.
A few weeks ago, two CSX trains
Back in June of this year, in the Pacific Northwest, Oregon transportation officials were calling for a halt of
The Oregon Department of Transportation raised its concerns to the Oregon Transportation Commission, in reference to this specific type of train—crude-oil-only—which is heavier than others and might be putting greater strain on the lag bolts that connect the rails and tracks.
A month later, the U.S. Department of Transportation
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