Accident Investigations

HQ-2013-6 (Finalized)

  • 23
  • Mar
  • 2013
ACCIDENT TYPE: Derailment (DRM)
LOCATION: Haysi, VA
RAILROAD: CSX Transportation
SUBJECT: Accident Investigations, Hazardous Materials
KEYWORDS: Accident Investigations, Hazardous Materials
ABSTRACT: On March 23, 2013, at 9:40 a.m., CSX Transportation Train Q69722 derailed. The derailment occurred in the Russell Tunnel, located at Milepost Z-11.5 on the Kingsport Subdivision, near Haysi, Virginia. The train was operating in Timetable direction North on Single Main Track at a recorded speed of 16 mph. Operating conditions were clear skies with a temperature of 43 degrees Fahrenheit at the time of the derailment. There we no injuries or evacuations.
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