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Virginia Town Escapes Disaster as Oil Train Derails

But some CSX cars ended up in the James River in Lynchburg

(Newser) - A CSX train carrying crude oil derailed in the small town of Lynchburg, Va., today, and the AP reports that three tankers ended up in the James River. Nearby Richmond was preparing to switch to an alternate water supply, though officials said the river's high level will likely make... More »

More Than 100 Rifles Stolen From Train Car

They include 'AK-style' assault weapons

(Newser) - Federal agents are hunting for more than 100 rifles stolen from a boxcar parked in an Atlanta train yard. The US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives said today the weapons were taken from a CSX rail yard in the city about two weeks ago. The weapons include assault... More »

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