Train Carrying Military Equipment Derails At Alabama-Florida State Line

March 7, 2020

About five cars of a CSX train hauling military equipment derailed Saturday morning at the Alabama-Florida state line.

The cars left the track coming out of the railyard in Flomaton, just a few feet north of a street known as Alley 5 in Century. There were no injuries reported.

The entire train was carrying military vehicles and equipment on flatbed railcars. The derailment blocked the railroad crossings at Old Flomaton Road and East Cottage Street in Century.

This was the second train derailment in Flomaton in less than two weeks. On February 26, two empty cars of northbound CSX train derailed at the College Street crossing, not far from Flomaton Elementary School. [Read more...]

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Comments

6 Responses to “Train Carrying Military Equipment Derails At Alabama-Florida State Line”

  1. Jason dean on March 9th, 2020 6:26 pm

    Wasn’t bad we got it all cleaned up in a 20 hour period . for the other guy the railroad does not investigate it self .d.o.t does and the .f.r.a.and the fines are not cheap we are talking hundreds of thousands

  2. Royce Porter on March 8th, 2020 2:50 pm

    Allowing the railroad to investigate them selves after a derailment it’s like asking someone on death row to kill themselves. Contact me and I have lots of information as this is the culture of the railroad. profit over paper and this will make a great news article what I have.

  3. William on March 8th, 2020 4:52 am

    They need to find out whats causing this because it could have been a lot worse especially if they had been going any faster. Department of Transportation requires truck drivers todo a daily inspection on there equioment. Trains should be done also..my opinion.

  4. Judson on March 8th, 2020 12:09 am

    The soldiers in ntc are glad right now!!

  5. sam on March 7th, 2020 5:50 pm

    CSX has been working on those lines here lately. somebody ain’t doing something right.

  6. 0ZZY on March 7th, 2020 1:06 pm

    I’m goin off the rails on a crazy train !!!





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