Up train derailment

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There has been a train derailment on the union pacific Spokane subdivision at mp 85. This is located just north of Sandpoint, Idaho in a town called Colburn, Idaho. The derailment happended around 8:30


MP 72 - BNSF Spokane Sub.
This is from a rail that subscribes to that other site:

"Train GSETTA detailed 14 cars over the side of the small incline above the county road at MP85 on the UP Spokane Sub. Reportedly the shelf the railroad sits on while it climbs gave away half way back in the train. The hole is roughly 40-60 deep and about 200' long. No access so the railroad is building some as we speak. I'm about 99% sure this was a soy bean train and other crews here are saying 7-8 cars broke open and spilled. Reroutes are being planned as we speak. A northbound GSSEET is running around his train right now at Clagstone and will come back to Spokane and go to the BNSF some time in the a.m as they have more crews available to handle the extra load. No power was involved. Everyone is safe it's just a big mess to clean up. Right now the railroad expects to have the railroad back open in 3-5 days."



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