Accident Investigations

HQ-2013-31 (Finalized)

  • 30
  • Dec
  • 2013
ACCIDENT TYPE: Derailment (DRM)
LOCATION: Casselton, ND
RAILROAD: BNSF Railway Company (BNSF)
SUBJECT: Accident Investigations, Hazardous Materials
KEYWORDS: Accident Investigations, Crude Oil, BNSF, Hazardous Materials
ABSTRACT: On Monday, December 30, 2013, at 2:11 p.m., (CST), a westbound BNSF Railway (BNSF) grain train, G-RYLRGT9-26A, carrying soy beans, consisting of two head-end locomotives, one rear distributive locomotive power unit (DPU), and 112 cars derailed 13 loaded cars (consist positions 46 through 58) while traveling on Main Track 1.

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