CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Train derailment near Gothenburg
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - Cleanup efforts are underway Tuesday morning after a train derailed near Gothenburg.
Around 1:45 a.m., approximately 31 Union Pacific train cars carrying coal derailed three miles southeast of Gothenburg.
No one was injured.
A UP spokesperson said one of the three mainline tracks near the derailment site reopened to train traffic around 8 a.m.
The cause of the derailment is under investigation.
There were three UP train derailments in the area in 2022.
In May 2022, News 2 reported on the derailment of a Union Pacific train carrying coal southeast of Gothenburg. Another train derailment was reported near Gothenburg in June and the third happened in November near Lexington.
A business’s security camera captured the moment the train derailed. View the video below.
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