Norfolk Southern Train Derails in Alabama Hours Before CEO Testifies Before Congress – NBCNews 3/9/23


A Norfolk Southern train derailed in Calhoun County, Alabama, Thursday hours before the company’s CEO Alan Shaw faced lawmakers to answer questions about a Feb. 3 derailment that led to a toxic chemical spill in East Palestine, Ohio.

Thursday’s derailment occurred around 6:45 a.m. in the Quad Cities area of White Plains, the Calhoun County Emergency Management Agency said in a news release.

There were no reports of injuries and no reports of a hazardous leak after approximately 30 cars derailed, an agency spokesperson said….

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