TUKWILA, Wash. — No one was injured after an Amtrak train, headed northbound through Tukwila, paused operations Sunday due to a single car derailment.
The Tukwila Fire Department said all 12 cars were standing upright with no visible damage.
A single locomotive was slightly leaning after it had derailed from the tracks.
At the time of the derailment, the train was traveling at about 5 m.p.h. or less. No fuel was leaking from the train.
The train had approximately 236 passengers, the Fire Department said. Riders were transferred to King Street Station by bus.
Amtrak and BNSF Railways are working to determine the cause of the derailment.
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