Batavia, NY

March 8, 2017 - CSX train derails in Batavia...

CSX train derails in Western NY amid hurricane-force, 81 mph winds

Cleanup operation of CSX train Q020. The first few minutes of following video feature the cleanup operation while the rest shows trains passing the work site. Trains seen include; UP L091 Salad Bowl Express, Amtrak P048 Lakeshore, and an Amtrak empire service duo - two trains put together...

April 19, 2017 - Senator Schumer: Recent CSX Derailment in Batavia is a sobering reminder that oil by railstandards are still off track; senator urges Feds to immediately expedite rules to make flammable crude less volatile before it is shipped through Upstate New York.


August 3, 1994 - Derailment of Amtrak Train in Batavia, NTSB Report.

As reported, "Batavia witnessed one enormous accident... traveling nearly 80 miles per hour when it derailed... injuring 108 passengers and 10 crew members".

August 3rd derailment of a Chicago-bound Amtrak sent 29 people to the hospital...

Read more, Remembering the Amtrak derailment in Batavia, and another Accident Scene Video.


Return To Derailment Route


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