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Train Derails Near Downtown Raleigh

Posted January 21, 2007

A train carrying grain and soybeans derailed near downtown Raleigh early Sunday morning.

Four cars on a Norfolk Southern train derailed near Morgan Street and the Boylan Avenue bridge about 6 a.m.

No one was hurt, and since there is another railroad track along the line, the accident didn't back up railway traffic. Railroad officials said that a crane would be brought in Sunday night to remove the cars from the track.

The cause of the derailment is under investigation, officials said.

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  • RonWhite4President Jan 22, 2007

    is that what happens when someone puts a penny on the tracks??

  • narck9 Jan 22, 2007

    Cool. A train wreck.

  • clackymcsplatter Jan 22, 2007

    reaks of terrorism