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CSX Transportation train derailment


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  • Accident No: DCA17FR011
  • Accident Type: Office of Railroad
  • Location: Hyndman, PA
  • Date: 8/2/2017

​The NTSB is investigating the August 2, 2017 derailment of CSX Transportation train Q38831 in Hyndman, PA. One propane tank car cracked, leaked, and caught fire. Residents within a two to three block radius were evacuated; several highway-railroad grade crossings were closed.​ 

More information will be released as the investigation proceeeds.

See the photos on Flickr

Contact: NTSB Media Relations