2 tanker train cars fall onto side after 8 derail in Linden, New Jersey

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Thursday, February 15, 2024
3 tanker train cars derail in Linden
No one was injured when three tanker train cars derailed in New Jersey on Thursday morning.

LINDEN, New Jersey (WABC) -- Eight tanker train cars derailed from the tracks in New Jersey Thursday morning -- including two that fell onto their side.

The derailment happened on the Tremley Point Siding extension of the Conrail Garden State Secondary line around 7:30 a.m.

Fortunately, no one was injured at the tankers did not leak.

Police said that the task of picking the derailed train cars back up should not result in any road closures.

First responders were expected to remain on the scene while the railcars are removed.

The area is not accessible to the public.

The cause of the derailment remains under investigation.

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