NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A crane is working to upright four train cars that derailed a track in Newport News Tuesday.
Melanie Cost with CSX -- the company that owns the train -- told WAVY.com that a train derailed four cars containing coal around 2 a.m. within CSX's Newport News yard.
Cost said as of 3 p.m., one of the cars had been re-railed, two cars had been essentially damaged, and the fourth car will be re-railed once the damaged two are dealt with.
Crews were at the scene near 57th Street and Warwick Boulevard near the Newport News shipyard Tuesday afternoon.
Traffic was not impacted. There wer no injuries or chemical leaks.
Cost said the incident did not impact CSX's main line, so they are able to continue servicing customers in the area. She said the company is still trying to figure out what happened, but are primarily focused on getting the train back up and running so they can resume operations.
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