Train Derailment in Western Nebraska


A Burlington Northern/ Santa Fe train was derailed Tuesday morning.

The railroad says that 29 of its loaded coal cars went off the tracks around 5 a.m. Tuesday. The train was headed east somewhere between Ashby and Hyannis.

The train was pulling more than 100 cars. The cars involved in the derailment were in the middle and ended up on their side.

There have been no injuries reported in the train derailment.

Cleanup is under way and the derailment is under investigation.