New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

By Erik Gjovik
Foster County Independent 

Train carrying grain derails in Carrington Sunday


May 4, 2020

Erik Gjovik

A pile of wrecked train cars lay just to the northwest of the Highways 52-200 overpass, awaiting removal by Canadian Pacific Railroad crews.

A Canadian Pacific Railroad train carrying grain derailed in the Carrington city limits between the 6th Ave. North crossing and the Highways 52-200 overpass just southeast of the Central City Grain elevator early Sunday morning, April 26.

The incident occurred just before 7:00 a.m. when around 20 cars on the 100-unit train came off the tracks, with many of those coming to rest beneath the overp...

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