Train derail in downtown Baltimore, cars dangling from viaduct in news video

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Video from WJZ Baltimore.

BALTIMORE — Railroad crews are responding to a train derailment in downtown Baltimore late Friday afternoon.

Early reports indicate that a freight train derailed several cars, including a tank car over a viaduct before entering an underpass or tunnel in the city. The train derailed near the Baltimore Streetcar Museum. The Baltimore Sun reports that the train derailed in the Howard Street Tunnel. CSX Transportation trains use that tunnel.

CSX did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Trains.

The former Baltimore & Ohio line runs north of downtown Baltimore between Bay View Junction in northeast Baltimore and Camden Station on the west side of downtown. South of the derailment site, it traverses the famous Howard Street Tunnel. The line sees freight traffic between Baltimore and Philadelphia.  

No injuries have been reported.

More information is available online.

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