ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35)
Around 4:00 a.m. Wednesday morning a trail derailed at the 300 block of Pineloch Avenue in between South Orange and I-4 south of downtown Orlando. 5 loaded cars were carrying crushed rocks. Fortunately no hazardous material was involved.
Throughout the day CSX workers will be surveying the damages caused by the derailment. SunRail has been delayed Wednesday morning due to the derailment.
Several railroad crossings in Orlando were closed early Wednesday morning due to the derailed train. Fortunately CSX officials say there are no injuries.
The following roads were affected at the railroad crossing Wednesday morning:
- Pineloch Avenue
- Michigan Street
- Grant Street
According to CSX officials, the roads were to remained closed most of the day while they conducted their investigation and while crews cleared the train. As of 8:30 a.m. Pineloch Avenue remained closed.
In addition repairs are expected to be necessary on the tracks affected.
Officials say riders will likely experience delays when trains reach south Orlando on the way to to the Sand Lake station, and they expect northbound trains will experience delays as well.
Kaley is the closest major road that can be used as an alternate.
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