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Derailment Northampton County

Postby Cadguru » Sat Apr 12, 2014 5:27 pm

Train derailment near mount bethel, pa. Six cars w sand derail. Engine still on tracks.
First reports in around 4:35 pm est today.
Off to try and report it.

It is a Deleware Lackawanna taking cars north to Scranton.
I understand NS takes them south from Scranton.

Update

Sand was for fracking

www.wfmz.com
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Re: Derailment Northampton County

Postby pumpers » Sat Apr 12, 2014 11:36 pm

Sounds like it was probably in the Slateford Yard just north of Portland, where NS interchanges with DL. I doubt they would be taking them up to Scranton just to hand them back over to NS (or CP) again in Scranton at the other DL interchange point though, but who knows. JS
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Re: Derailment Northampton County

Postby Dick H » Sun Apr 13, 2014 8:28 am

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Re: Derailment Northampton County

Postby Cadguru » Sun Apr 13, 2014 6:51 pm

Yep I freelance for the express times. Friend has a drone arial video showing it. Happened just outside a bar.
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Re: Derailment Northampton County

Postby Dick H » Thu Apr 17, 2014 8:20 pm

"Train Cars Uprighted After Accident" (WFMZ) With Video

http://www.wfmz.com/news/news-regional- ... t/25522380
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Re: Derailment Northampton County

Postby philipmartin » Sat Apr 19, 2014 2:59 pm

This interests me since I worked in the area, (G tower, Belvidere,) years ago. Sorry to see that covered hopper on its side.
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