PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A Norfolk Southern freight practice that derailed round 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in Ridley Park, Delaware County, prompted complications for the Thursday morning commute.
The 88-car practice was touring southbound carrying stone, when the rear two automobiles derailed on Amtrak monitor traces between the Crum Lynne and Eddystone SEPTA Regional Rail stations.
One automotive remained upright, whereas the opposite fell onto its aspect and spilled its contents.
There had been no accidents reported and the practice was not carrying any hazardous supplies.
Norfolk Southern crews and contractors had been on scene in a single day cleansing up the spilled stone.
The derailment affected journey on each the SEPTA Wilmington/Newark Regional Rail and on Amtrak between D.C. and Philadelphia. Amtrak trains had been working on a delay, till service was suspended round 5 a.m. Service resumed simply earlier than eight a.m.
SEPTA additionally suspended service on the Wilmington/Newark line and added further trains to the Media/Elwyn line as an alternate possibility for commuters.
The reason for the derailment is presently below investigation.