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  by BlueFlag
 
California Zephyr service disrupted by collision with milk truck in eastern Colorado late Monday MST. It appears trains are being turned around at Lincoln and Denver. Story from US News:
An Amtrak worker was seriously injured and two other people suffered minor injuries when a passenger train derailed after it hit a tanker truck carrying milk in northeastern Colorado, authorities said.
Full story: https://www.usnews.com/news/us/articles ... n-colorado
  by STrRedWolf
 
Fox 31 Denver has the update, but in summary, 4 injured (Amtrak engineer severely); Colorado State Police put blame on semi driver. NTSB on scene.

Cali Zepher 5 and 6 are terminating and turning early in Denver and Lincoln.
  by RandallW
 
By checking the train status on Amtrak.com (I checked status by train numbers and putting in a station close to the final destination of the train):
UPDATE: As of 5:11 PM ET, Capitol Limited Train 29, which departed Washington (WAS) on 2/12, has reversed to Washington, and will terminate due to a disabled freight train along the route. For assistance, please call/text 1-800-USA-RAIL.
As of 4:16 PM CT, due to a disabled freight train near Martinsburg (MRB), Capitol Limited Train 30, which is scheduled to depart Chicago (CHI) on 2/12, has been canceled. For assistance, please call/text 1-800-USA-RAIL.
Yahoo News reports a CSX train derailed in Magnolia VW.
  by STrRedWolf
 
RandallW wrote: Tue Feb 13, 2024 7:48 am By checking the train status on Amtrak.com (I checked status by train numbers and putting in a station close to the final destination of the train):
UPDATE: As of 5:11 PM ET, Capitol Limited Train 29, which departed Washington (WAS) on 2/12, has reversed to Washington, and will terminate due to a disabled freight train along the route. For assistance, please call/text 1-800-USA-RAIL.
As of 4:16 PM CT, due to a disabled freight train near Martinsburg (MRB), Capitol Limited Train 30, which is scheduled to depart Chicago (CHI) on 2/12, has been canceled. For assistance, please call/text 1-800-USA-RAIL.
Yahoo News reports a CSX train derailed in Magnolia VW.
Way west of Martinsburg, WV, so not affecting MARC. Closer to Paw Paw, WV.
  by Gilbert B Norman
 
Aboard BL #702 near Cocoa--

I've learned that 97(21) was involved in an incident near Elkton MD.

Someone apparently pushed some boulders on to the tracks.

Reportedly. no injuries but the engine (6--) has damage.
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