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Documents detail facts of Lynchburg oil train derailment


August 22, 2015{| Documents released as part of a federal investigation shed light on factors leading up to the 2014 Lynchburg crude oil train derailment, but don’t point to the actual cause of the incident.

A report by the National Transportation Safety Board shows rail problems near where the CSX Transportation Inc. train derailed in downtown Lynchburg on April 30, 2014, sending three tankers into the James River and igniting an explosion.

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