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Thread: Derail in Nevada closes interstate 80

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    Default Derail in Nevada closes interstate 80

    UP Derailed near Utah-Nevada border (Wells, NV) and the freeway was closed for several hours because of clouds of white powder hazardous substance (was aluminum oxide), and the other end of the train was carrying munitions...
    https://www.reviewjournal.com/local/local-nevada/i-80-reopens-after-train-carrying-munitions-derails-in-northern-nevada-1690701/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Forester1 View Post
    UP Derailed near Utah-Nevada border (Wells, NV) and the freeway was closed for several hours because of clouds of white powder hazardous substance (was aluminum oxide), and the other end of the train was carrying munitions...
    https://www.reviewjournal.com/local/local-nevada/i-80-reopens-after-train-carrying-munitions-derails-in-northern-nevada-1690701/


    They were very lucky on this one, could have ended a much worse way, now the ? why, and what kind of shape was the tracks etc......

    Thank you for the link and info......

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