Norfolk Southern suffers a second train derailment in less than 48 hours

Written by Bill Wilson, Editor-in-Chief
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Norfolk Southern says customers can experience delays up to 48 hours following a derailment in S.C.
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Norfolk Southern suffered another train derailment on Feb. 7, the second such accident for the Class 1 railroad in less than 48 hours. 

At around 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Norfolk Southern experienced a mainline derailment in Columbia, S.C., affecting the route between Spartanburg, S.C., and Columbia, S.C. Norfolk Southern has set up an alternate route which will be used for detours as capacity permits. The Class 1 railroad company said customers should expect delays to last 24 to 48 hours.

Norfolk Southern is in the process of assessing the situation and will provide updates as conditions change.

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