- The Washington Times - Monday, January 20, 2014

A 101-car freight train heading from Chicago to Philadelphia partially derailed Monday morning, leaving a tanker car and boxcar leaning off a bridge.

Seven cars derailed at about 12:30 a.m. on the Schuylkill Arsenal Railroad Bridge in Philadelphia where it crosses over the Schuylkill from University City to Grays Ferry, NBC 10 reported.

It is not yet known what caused the derailment. Six cars carried crude oil, but no leaking was reported. No injuries were reported.

Both directions of the Schuylkill Expressway were closed shortly after the derailment as crews worked to stabilize the cars. Both directions were opened back up by about 3:30 a.m., NBC 10 reported.


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