No Injuries in Monday B&P Derailment

A derailment on Monday night of a Buffalo & Pittsburgh freight train resulted in the evacuation of 40 homes in East Aurora, New York, but no injuries.

A locomotive and 15 of the train’s 98 cars derailed. The cleanup was expected to take a couple of days.

The train was reported to be carrying petroleum products, but the only spill was of fuel from the locomotives.

The homes evacuated were in a four-block area around the tracks.

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