Railroad Accident Report: Derailment os CSX Freight Train Q316 and Subsequent Hazardous Material Release at Cox Landing, West Virginia June 20, 1998 by National Transportation Safety Board, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Railroad Accident Report: Derailment os CSX Freight Train Q316 and Subsequent Hazardous Material Release at Cox Landing, West Virginia June 20, 1998

Railroad Accident Report: Derailment os CSX Freight Train Q316 and Subsequent Hazardous Material Release at Cox Landing, West Virginia June 20, 1998

by National Transportation Safety Board
     
 
About 12:37 p m. eastern daylight time on Saturday, June 20, 1998, 30 of the 148 cars making up eastbound CSX Transportation, Inc., train Q316 derailed at Cox Landing, West Virginia. Of the derailed cars, three were loaded with hazardous material, and eight others contained hazardous material residue. Two of the loaded cars were damaged in the pileup and leaked a

Overview

About 12:37 p m. eastern daylight time on Saturday, June 20, 1998, 30 of the 148 cars making up eastbound CSX Transportation, Inc., train Q316 derailed at Cox Landing, West Virginia. Of the derailed cars, three were loaded with hazardous material, and eight others contained hazardous material residue. Two of the loaded cars were damaged in the pileup and leaked a combined volume of about 21,500 gallons of formaldehyde solution. No one was injured during the derailment of the train; however, 15 persons reported minor injuries as a result of the release of formaldehyde. Total damages in the accident exceeded $2.6 million.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781495955174
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
02/19/2014
Pages:
40
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.08(d)

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