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Pan Am Train Derailment in New Hampshire, Maine


On Mar 7, 2019, a Pan Am train hauling coal derailed in Nashua New Hampshire at the Nashua River. The track, Nashua & Lowell Railroad is owned by Billerica, Mass.-based Pan Am Railways.

The cars are leaning on 100 feet of damaged track at an angle but no coal was spilled. The bridge sustained some damage. Repairs will begin when wrecking crews move the cars back onto the tracks.

More Pan Am
In Maine, on March 8, a 96 car Pan Am Railway train derailed 300 feet from the Penobscot river. 13 tankers carrying crude oil tipped over. Minimal spillage was reported; and Four hundred thousand gallons of oil is being transferred to other tankers. Each of the itpped cars carries 31,000 gallons.

Contractor Clean Harbors is handling the clean-up. They have been on the job since the accident occurred at 5:00 a.m. on Thursday and will continue working through the weekend.