Freight Train Derailment in Normal.

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Freight Train Derailment in Normal.

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A Union Pacific freight train derailed this morning in Normal. Many crossings are now closed until the derailment can be cleaned up.
https://www.centralillinoisproud.com/ne ... y-morning/
There was also an extended power outage due to the derailment.
https://www.centralillinoisproud.com/ne ... y-morning/
Amtrak trains have also been cancelled.
https://trn.trains.com/news/news-wire/2 ... oFfe6otnXs
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Re: Freight Train Derailment in Normal.

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Sounds about "normal" for Union Pacific.

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Re: Freight Train Derailment in Normal.

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UPS Too which means it probably wasn't going terribly slow..
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Re: Freight Train Derailment in Normal.

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It would seem things escalated a bit on Sunday morning.

“Normal fire crews battle blaze after train derailment“

https://week.com/2021/02/14/normal-fir ... erailment/

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