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In an unusual sight that has captured attention, a freight train was seen partially submerged in water following a derailment in Rensselaer County. Rail inspectors and multiple emergency agencies have been rigorously working through the night to address the situation. Efforts are ongoing to safely remove the train from the water and restore service as promptly and securely as possible. The collaborative response underlines the commitment to safety and swift action in the face of transportation incidents. Updates will be provided as agencies work on the scene and progress is made.
Your eyes don’t deceive you – that’s a train in the water 👀Our rail inspectors have been on-scene all night at a freight train derailment in Rensselaer County. Many agencies and emergency responders are working hard to safely remove the train & restore service. pic.twitter.com/wkDjZvxim6
— NYSDOT (@NYSDOT) February 8, 2024…