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BALTIMORE, MD – A CSX train, traveling from North Carolina to New York, derailed on July 28, in Baltimore, MD interrupting MARC commuter rail service on the Camden line, causing traffic delays for motorists.

A CSX train derailed in Baltimore, MD on July 28, 2013 disrupting the MARC Camden line and blocking vehicle traffic near Paca Street and Hollins Ferry Road.

The derailment happened around 10:15 a.m. Sunday morning on July 28, when eight rail cars jumped the track causing damage to the tracks and spilling some of the cargo. The 118 car train had 2 locomotives and was traveling from North Carolina to New York.

Map shows location of CSX train derailment on the tracks under the I-95 overpass at mile marker 52 in Baltimore, MD on July 28, 2013.

Officials suspect that the rail cars jackknifed, then derailed. One rail car tipped over onto its side, spilling its contents onto the ground. According to the railroad, there were no hazardous materials involved.

Crews worked on the tracks throughout Sunday the 28th and most of Monday the 29th.

There were no railroad workers injuries reported at the time of the accident.

The cause of the derailment is still unknown and remains under investigation.

Blog post by Gordon, Elias & Seely, a FELA lawyer and Maryland railroad injury lawyer who publishes train accidents and FELA legal news from across the United States.

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