No Injuries in CSX Fostoria Derailment

No injuries were reported when a Willard to Toledo CSX freight derailed in Fostoria on Monday morning.

The manifest freight derailed 11 cars near Township Road at about 6:33 a.m.

CSX logo 1At least nine cars reportedly overturned but none of them was carrying hazardous materials.

The train was moving through the northeast connection from the ex-Baltimore & Ohio east-west mainline to the ex-Chesapeake & Ohio north-south route.

CSX spokesperson Gail Lobin said the train had 232 cars, including 157 empties and 75 loaded freight cars. Five locomotives were on the head end.

“Several of the cars have been re-railed and that east-west rail traffic is moving,” Lobin said.

The freight being hauled included plywood, cardboard, fertilizer, railroad ties and scrap steel.

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