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CN train derails near Edmundston, no injuries reported

EDMUNDSTON-  Emergency officials are on the scene of a train derailment near the northwestern New Brunswick city of Edmundston.

About 35 cars of a CN Rail freight train left the track Friday afternoon just south of the Edmundston between the Sainte-Basil area of the city and the village of Riviere-Verte. 109 more words

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Train derails in New Brunswick, no one hurt

EDMUNSTON, N.B. – Officials say there were no injuries and no environmental threat after a CN train derailed in Edmundston, N.B., on Friday afternoon.

Andre Madore, the deputy chief of the Edmundston police department, said there also wasn’t any fire as a result of the derailment and he was assured by crews on the scene that there was no danger or threat to the environment. 110 more words

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Minor train derailment in O’Fallon, Illinois

O’FALLON, IL (KTVI) – Several train cars left the railway Monday afternoon, fortunately resulting only in the closure of two railroad crossings.

According to Lt. Richard Schmidtke, a spokesman for the O’Fallon Police Department, the derailment happened around noon to the 500 block of W. 77 more words

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Train Carrying Dry Ammonia Derails In Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP/CBS4) – Cleanup is underway after seven rail cars carrying dry ammonia fertilizer overturned in downtown Colorado Springs.

About 70 residents were asked to remain indoors following the accident Sunday night. 148 more words

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Train carrying dry ammonia derails in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Cleanup is underway after seven rail cars carrying dry ammonia fertilizer overturned in downtown Colorado Springs.

About 70 residents were asked to remain indoors following the accident Sunday night. 75 more words

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GALLERY: 24 car train derailment in southern Alberta

CALGARY – RCMP say 24 CN Rail train cars were impacted by a derailment in southern Alberta on Friday.

The incident happened near the hamlet of Kathyrn around 10 a.m., by Highway 9 and Range Road 271. 161 more words

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Fort Leavenworth to hold exercise on chemical spill response

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kansas (AP) – Fort Leavenworth is holding a disaster response exercise April 14.

The Army post announced Thursday that it will conduct a full-scale training exercise for soldiers stationed there simulating a response to a train derailment. 94 more words

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