Wednesday, January 16, 2019 • Vol. 141, No. 33

BNSF Train Derails Near Table Grove

Photo by Jacob Hillyer and Destini Bollinger

Train derailment

On Sunday, Jan. 13, Emergency Responders were dispatched at 4:57 p.m. to US Route 136 between Adair and Table Grove for a train derailment. A total of nine train cars were affected including three low pressure tanker cars containing Isobutylene (ID N# 1055); one tanker remained on the tracks and upright, two tankers were overturned, one on its side and one on top. No spillage of any Hazardous Material happened, thus evacuation was not implemented. No lives or properties were affected by this incident. (Update: US 136 from Adair to Table Grove is now open in both lanes.)

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