Union Pacific Train Derails in St. Paul
A Union Pacific train traveling from Chicago to the Twin Cities derailed in St. Paul Saturday.
St. Paul Police say the train was on a Burlington Northern Santa Fe track and derailed under the Seventh Street Bridge near Interstate 94 around 1:30 p.m. The train had 114 cars, and five of them derailed in the upright position, according to Mark Davis of Union Pacific Railroad.
There were no hazardous materials in any of the train cars, and no injuries have been reported.
Crews will work through the night to clean up the incident and repair any damage to the tracks. The cause is still under investigation.