Lugoff Fire: Railway Repaired After Train Derailment

Train cars are cleared and the railway at Highway 601 in Lugoff is reopening after a weekend derailment.

Lugoff, SC (WLTX)- All cars are removed and a rail has been repaired following a train derailment, according to Lugoff Fire crews. 

The Fire Department says early Saturday morning, a dozen cars on the train went off the tracks and into a wooded area off Highway 601 in Lugoff. 

Investigators believe a bulldozer on the tracks caused the accident. 

A nearby warehouse was damaged but no one was injured. 

CSX crews will remain in the area for the next week cleaning debris and restoring the surrounding track area while removing old rail materials.  

Read previous story: Cargo Train Derails in Lugoff, 12 cars off tracks

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