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FRIDLEY, MN – A Northstar commuter freight train derailed when BNSF tracks failed near Fridley Station at around 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 16 injuring two railroad workers and spilling corn and diesel fuel into Rice Creek at Locke Lake.

Photo Credit: Emily Bina

According to the Fridley Patch, Northstar commuter rail service between Big Lake and Minneapolis was cancelled today and is expected to remain out-of-service until Tuesday morning, July 19. Track is impassable due to a freight train derailment near Fridley Station which occurred around 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 16.

The incident remains under investigation at this time.

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