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A freight train derailed in Pittsburgh on Sunday, sending train cars crashing onto light rail tracks below. It’s unclear if anyone was injured during the incident, which occurred near Station Square.
Pittsburgh Port Authority tweeted that all inbound and outbound trail services had been suspended. Port Authority crews are heading to the scene to assess the damage, Adam Brandolph of Pittsburgh Port Authority told CBS News.
The article goes on to state the following:
The derailed train is not owned by Pittsburgh Port Authority, but the tracks it fell on are. He said it was too early to tell what caused the derailment.
This is a developing story.
Station Square right now. We are working. To establish bus shuttles to get riders to/from the South Hills. pic.twitter.com/UO9qGG3ZW4
— Port Authority PGH (@PGHtransit) August 5, 2018
It’s bad pic.twitter.com/UlQ0gVsA4t
— Jean Grey (@SCReamPrincesz) August 5, 2018
PHOTOS: A freight train derailed near Station Square Sunday afternoon. Port Authority officials said all inbound and outbound rail service is suspended due to the derailment. pic.twitter.com/QY38f4vkRa
— WTAE-TV Pittsburgh (@WTAE) August 5, 2018
Cargo train detailed in Pittsburgh. Fell onto the port authority T line before Station Square. Police, fire, first responders all blocking Carson. Hard to say if anyone was injured pic.twitter.com/5fZP0Lvym9
— Isaac McDaniel (@mcdaniel_isaac) August 5, 2018
— KDKA (@KDKA) August 5, 2018
Freight train derailed along Pittsburgh’s South Side by Station Square T line. Myself, PittsburghPG @PGVisuals @StephChambers76 for info as we learn more. East Carson St. closed below Liberty Bridge to Smithfield. pic.twitter.com/9uacrJDeA9
— Stephanie Strasburg (@StephStrasburg) August 5, 2018
BREAKING: Train Derails Near Station Square In Pittsburgh – WPXI pic.twitter.com/KBqjO1IGeD
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) August 5, 2018
— Tim Williams (@realtimwilliams) August 5, 2018
— SalenaZito (@SalenaZito) August 5, 2018
More images from the scene of a freight train derailment on Pittsburgh’s South Side near Station Square. The Port Authority has suspended inbound and outbound passenger rail service. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette) pic.twitter.com/VbnRgQl8gJ
— Steph A Chambers (@StephChambers76) August 5, 2018
A freight train derailed about an hour ago outside Pittsburgh’s #StationSquare. Police shut down East Carson St for two blocks and have set up a perimeter around the accident. pic.twitter.com/83HaNznGGS
— Kieran Mclean (@kmclean1995) August 5, 2018
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