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Old 11-16-2016, 09:35 AM   #1
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Arrow Train derailment FLORIDA - Nov. 16, 2016

FOX NEWS reporting a train derailment outside of Orlando?

No passengers --- two trains (?) involved --- 20 cars --- fuel / oil.

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Here in Marion County!


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About 20 train cars derail in FL

About 20 train cars have derailed after an early Wednesday morning collision of two trains in Citra.

No injuries have been reported, Fox 35 Orlando said, but fuel is leaking.

A CSX train appears to be involved.

Roads have been closed in the city as the derailment has streets blocked, Marion County Sheriff's Office reported on Facebook.


tment, Marion County Fire Rescue officials said. No one was injured on the other train, officials said. Video from News 6 helicopter Sky 6 and photos released by Marion Coun
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Old 11-16-2016, 09:45 AM   #2
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Ooooh, CRUNCH. That looks bad.
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Old 11-16-2016, 09:51 AM   #3
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Trains were carrying coal and phosphate rock. I'm guess the fuel spill mentioned is from the tanks on the locomotives. I think they can be 4000 - 5000 gal each.
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Old 11-16-2016, 10:02 AM   #4
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That might just down the street from Alan. It is about 10 miles from me. It looks like the locals might get some short term income cleaning up?
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Old 11-16-2016, 10:44 AM   #5
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Not real close.

In this day and age it strikes me as incredible we can still have train collisions.
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