Another train derailment has struck America!
This time it’s in Nebraska.
Law enforcement and a Hazmat team responded to a Union Pacific coal train derailment east of Gothenburg, Nebraska this morning.
BREAKING: Train derailment near Gothenburg, Nebraska.
Law enforcement and Hazmat team respond to Union Pacific coal train derailment.
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“Around 12 train cars are off the track this is the third derailment at the same location within the past 6 months,” according to Rawsalerts.
🚨#BREAKING: A Hazmat crew is being dispatched to the scene of a Union Pacific coal train derailment
📌#Gothenburg | #Nebraska⁰⁰Law enforcement and a Hazmat team have been dispatched to the site of a Union Pacific coal train derailment east of Gothenburg, Nebraska this morning… https://t.co/G58XGRbPr9 pic.twitter.com/PWYZGGmPNv
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“Around 1:45 a.m., approximately 31 Union Pacific train cars carrying coal derailed three miles southeast of Gothenburg,” KNOP reported.
There were no reported injuries from the incident.
A UP spokesperson said one of the three mainline tracks near the derailment site reopened to train traffic around 8 a.m.
The cause of the derailment is under investigation.
In May 2022, News 2 reported on the derailment of a Union Pacific train carrying coal southeast of Gothenburg.
The American Heartland continues to get devastated with train derailments.
Gothenburg, Nebraska has reportedly experienced multiple derailments at the same spot within a year.
4th time a train has de-railed in a year in Gothenburg pic.twitter.com/pehqbQmwRG
— Jesse Ambler (@jesseambler) February 21, 2023
In addition to East Palestine, Ohio had a train derailment in Delphos.
A recent train derailment occurred in Van Buren Township, Michigan.
BREAKING: Train Derailment in Michigan; At Least Six Cars Off the Track & One Carrying Hazardous Materials
Daily Mail recapped the string of train derailments that continue across the United States.
The spate of catastrophic train derailments across the US heartland has continued after another train left its tracks in Gothenburg, Nebraska.
Emergency hazmat crews rushed to the scene following the derailment, which reportedly occurred overnight on the eastern edge of the town.
The latest train derailment comes after several other similar incidents occurred in recent weeks, including a devastating accident in East Palestine, Ohio that caused the town to be evacuated after it was damaged by a toxic waste runoff.
The East Palestine derailment was among more than a dozen train wrecks that have been reported across the US since the start of the year.
Around a dozen train cars were seen off the track following the overnight derailing in Gothenburg, around 50 miles from the Nebraska state capital of Lincoln.
Law enforcement and a hazmat team were on the scene as authorities deal with yet another derailment on the nation’s railways.
Crews with the Union Pacific Railroad were also on the scene Tuesday morning to attempt the cleanup.
A witness told KNOP that the wreck was the third derailment in the exact spot in the last six months due to a broken rail.
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