Log In or Register
HomeLocal NewsState NewsSportsOpinionObituariesAgriculture
Quick Links
  Home
  My Bulletin
  Contact The Bulletin

Marketplace
  Display Ads
  Classifieds
  Dir. of Advertisers

Opinion

Warning: The Cat is frustrated at home

MAIL: NRD board completes its power grab

More opinion

Ag News

Cambridge woman receives White House honor

ICON pushes against checkoff increase

More Ag News


Email Article | Print Article
News - Local News
 
Derailment stops UP traffic near Grand IslandTell North Platte what you think
 

Forty-two loaded freight cars derailed Saturday at Central City, near Grand Island, spilling merchandise and tearing up the tracks.

NebraskaLand National BankYou've got a
facebook Request!
CLICK HERE!

The cars were loaded with intermodal freight containers. The train was eastbound from California, heading to Chicago.

The derailment occurred at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Tracks in both directions were damaged and remained closed Sunday. Crews worked through Saturday night to clean up and repair the damage. They hoped to open one-way traffic by 5 p.m. Sunday.

Forty trains were held up, waiting for the lines to open. Another 20 trains were detoured to other routes, Union Pacific spokesman Mark Davis said.

Davis said 2,000 feet of rails were torn up in one direction and 800 feet in the other direction. He said the cause is under investigation.


Like this story to send to your facebook

The North Platte Bulletin - Published 9/22/2013
Copyright © 2013 northplattebulletin.com - All rights reserved.
Flatrock Publishing, Inc. - 1300 E 4th St., Suite F - North Platte, NE 69101
 
Hide Talk Back
 
 
Login to post Talk Back
Close


Click on the cop Report Talk Back Abuse to report Talk Back abuse and misuse
 
 
 


Copyright © 2003 - 2014 northplattebulletin.com
All rights reserved.

Flatrock Publishing, Inc.
1300 E 4th St., Suite F
North Platte, NE 69101

 
Your Ip Address - 54.196.205.130
North Platte, Nebraska