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Multiple train cars derailed in Romulus, forcing school evacuations: What we know

Detroit Free Pres

By Keith Matheny

November 2, 2023

Roads may remain blocked Friday by a train derailment in Romulus, a CSX Railroad spokesman said.

The derailment occurred just after 10 a.m. Thursday. Romulus Mayor Robert A. McCraight in a statement said a 97-car train derailed 14 of its cars on north-south CSX tracks in the city, blocking the Wick Road and Tobine Road crossings.

The incident, which caused no leaks or spills, did not pose a danger to the public, CSX spokesman Bryan Tucker said. No rail crew were harmed in the derailment, he added.

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