CSX Train Derailment aerial

This aerial photograph, taken by a Franklin County Emergency Management Agency drone, displays the extent of a CSX Corporation train derailment that occurred Thursday afternoon just south of Tullahoma near Highway 41A. Initial reports are that 19 train cars were derailed. No injuries were reported, and no hazardous materials were involved in the incident.

CSX derailment

Crews were still working to clean up the wreck at the time of writing with no timetable for completion. Traffic through that portion of Highway 41A was able to continue normally with no part of the wreck reaching the main roadway.

Backhoe

A pair of backhoes are brought in by a truck to help in cleaning up the train derailment which occurred in North Franklin County Thursday.

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