Train Derails – Closes Fairfield Street

Updated 3 years ago

Nobody was hurt, but Burrill Street in Fairfield is closed after part of a train derailed.Railroad Police Chief Tim Falvey said the derailment happened around 9:00 Tuesday morning.A worker from Pan-Am railways says the train was headed from Waterville to Bucksport when two lumber rack cars went off the tracks.Falvey says they’re unsure what caused the two cars to derail. Crews are working to get the train back on the tracks and the street re-opened. That’s expected to happen sometime this afternoon.


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