CN U706 derailment in Plainfield, IL.

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CN U706 derailment in Plainfield, IL.

Unread postby Tier4GEVO » Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:17 pm

Reports of 25 loaded crude oil cars involved in a derailment near downtown Plainfield, IL. Evacuations are in place, and no reports of explosions. Estimated 40,000 gallons leaked.

http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/06/30/ ... lainfield/
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Re: CN U706 derailment in Plainfield, IL.

Unread postby redcrumbox » Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:50 pm

Wow. The derailment occurred where crews were laying a pipeline to rest under the ROW. The trenches on either side of the ROW are leading up to the borehole. Good thing is there was no fire or injuries.

https://youtu.be/s8dCZnFq2I0
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