47 railcars derailed in Cumberland


FILE – In this June 24, 2019, file photo, a CSX freight train rolls past downtown Pittsburgh. The biggest U.S. freight railroads appear ready to renew their push to reduce their crews to one-person from the current two-man operation used at major railroads now. Eight U.S. railroads have filed a federal lawsuit against the union that represents rail conductors to force the SMART union to negotiate about crew sizes during the next round of contract talks that starts in November. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

CUMBERLAND, Md. (WDVM) — On Sunday afternoon, a CSX train derailed in Cumberland, affecting 47 railcars.

According to CSX, there were no injuries or spills, and no hazardous materials were involved in the accident. Contractors are currently on-site completing cleanup and remediation.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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