Train derails in Marshall, TX

train derailment in Marshall, TX
train derailment in Marshall, TX

MARSHALL, TX (KSLA) – A Union Pacific train has derailed in Marshall, Texas, and missed the historic Marshall Depot by about 10 feet.

It happened about 1:20pm this afternoon in the downtown rail-yard where the Marshall Depot is.

The depot is also where the railroad museum and Amtrak station is located.

According to the Marshall Fire Department, about 14 train cars derailed, and about half are still on their sides.

We're told that no hazardous materials were involved.

They did however kill the electricity because the crash took out a big transformer.

There's no word on what caused the derailment. No one was injured in the incident.

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