CSX: Train from Waycross to Tampa derails in Alachua County

Buscher said the train was headed from Waycross, Georgia to Tampa. It carried 59 cars and was about a mile in length and only the conductor and an assistant were on it.

Officials with CSX said one of its trains derailed Monday morning while traveling on a private line.

According to the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, no one was injured when 17 of the train’s cars went off the tracks around 3:30 a.m.

“At this point there is no hazardous chemicals being carried or any incidents that we’re aware of at this time,” said ACSO spokeswowman Sgt. Becky Buscher.



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