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Crews Work To Cleanup After CSX Train Derails In Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- Cleanup continued Tuesday after a CSX train derailed in Baltimore on Monday night.

Twenty-one cars derailed near Sisson and West 24th streets around 6:30 p.m.

CSX said no hazardous materials were on the train. No one was injured after the derailment.

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According to CSX, the derailed cars were either empty or carrying pulpwood or sand.

On Tuesday, CSX crews worked to unhook the empty cars.

Other trains were running Tuesday along the adjacent track.

CSX issued the following statement:

"At approximately 6:30 p.m. [Monday] evening, a CSX train derailed approximately 21 railcars near Sisson and West 24th streets in Baltimore. There were no hazardous materials involved and no injuries to the train crew. The derailed cars were either empty or carrying pulpwood or sand. CSX has worked closely with and appreciates the quick response by Baltimore fire and police departments as well as the Maryland Department of Transportation. By 5 a.m. [Tuesday] morning all derailed cars were cleared from the mainline and train service resumed after 5:30 p.m. The safety of the community and everyone on site is our top priority as we restore the area. The cause of the accident will be investigated."

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