Order restored following CSX derailment, spill

  • As the last of five boxcars is removed, the Screven Fire Department sprays water on the ruptured tank car that spilled hydrogen peroxide into the ditch along the eastbound lane of U.S. Hwy. 84 in Screven Saturday. CSX Railroad supervisors, at right, managed the complex process of clearing and repairing the tracks and cleaning up the spill. A team including multiple local, state and industry groups worked for more than 24 hours to restore order to the scene where seven CSX cars derailed.
    As the last of five boxcars is removed, the Screven Fire Department sprays water on the ruptured tank car that spilled hydrogen peroxide into the ditch along the eastbound lane of U.S. Hwy. 84 in Screven Saturday. CSX Railroad supervisors, at right, managed the complex process of clearing and repairing the tracks and cleaning up the spill. A team including multiple local, state and industry groups worked for more than 24 hours to restore order to the scene where seven CSX cars derailed.
“It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience!” Screven Mayor Jason Weaver said of the seven-car train derailment in the middle of his town early Saturday morning. Weaver said there was an amazing…

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