Norfolk Southern train car derails near Benjamin Franklin Parkway

August 3, 2018

A Norfolk Southern logo is displayed on an engine in a rail yard in Hopewell, Va.

By Staff

A car on a Norfolk Southern train derailed near the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Friday morning. Authorities have declared the situation “under control,” but crews are still working to restore service.

A set of wheels on a covered hopper car came off the CSX tracks located just south of the Parkway around 8:15 a.m., Jon Glass, a spokesperson for Norfolk Southern, said in a statement.

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