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MONTCHANIN, DE – Four cars from a twenty car freight train, one of which was carrying about 27,000 gallons of butane in it, jumped the tracks Friday afternoon on Dec 9. behind the old Montchanin train station. The freight train was traveling about 10 mph when it derailed. No injuries or leaks were reported.

Derailed East Penn Railroad butane tanker sitting off the tracks across Rockland Rd as a result of a train derailment in Montchanin, DE on Thursday, December 9, 2011.

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ELSMERE, DE – A CSX boxcar caught fire in a rail yard in Elsmere, DE on April 10, 2011.

Firefighters battling flames in CSX boxcar fire in Elsmere, DE. Photo credit: John J. Jankowski, Jr.

Elsmere is located in New Castle County, Delaware in the northern part of the state, about 4 miles southwest of Wilmington. ... Read More

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