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.