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Harrisburg train derailment investigation could take a month

June 2, 2016 | WHTM | HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – It could take several weeks for eight box cars to be removed after a Tuesday train derailment in Harrisburg. Norfolk Southern re-railed one of the box cars, but the other eight are still on their side.

Nine empty rail cars flipped the tracks near the Mulberry Street Bridge Tuesday morning and delayed hundreds of Amtrak passengers. The track was closed for about 10 hours. Investigators were out again Wednesday trying to figure out what happened.

ABC27 News spoke to Harrisburg Fire Chief Brian Enterline after the derailment on Tuesday. He said the communication from Norfolk Southern was poor.

“Even if it’s empty cars, we need to know about it, and we are going to be demanding that from Norfolk Southern.”

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