Accident Investigations

HQ-2014-20 (Finalized)

  • 25
  • Nov
  • 2014
ACCIDENT TYPE: Derailment (DRM)
LOCATION: Belden, CA
RAILROAD: Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP)
SUBJECT: Accident Investigations
KEYWORDS: Accident Investigations
ABSTRACT: On Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at approximately 2:05 a.m. PST, a westbound Union Pacific Railroad (UP) freight train GSG5TR-20 traveling at a recorded speed of 23 miles per hour (mph) derailed 12 hopper cars of feed corn at milepost (MP) 264.9 on single main track about 4 miles east of Belden, California. The accident occurred on UP’s Roseville Service Unit, Canyon Subdivision. Movements in this part of the railroad are under a Traffic Control System (TCS) operated by a UP dispatcher located in Omaha, Nebraska.
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