Train derails in Lyon County, LCSO says

Derailment south of Fort Churchill State Park
Derailment south of Fort Churchill State Park(Central Lyon Fire)
Published: Mar. 13, 2023 at 4:11 PM PDT
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LYON COUNTY, Nev. (KOLO) - Mar. 14 Noon Update: The Central Lyon Fire Protection District says they were called about the derailment around 2:10. When they arrived, they found that 4 of the 20 cars were off the track. Other cars were carrying propane and, while ohters had low pressure tanks.

The only damage was to the track itself and the cars that derailed.

Original Story: A train derailed in Lyon County on Monday, police said.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office says it happened near U.S. 95 at Buckland’s Station. Union Pacific reported the derailment to LCSO at 2:10 p.m.

Police say there were no injuries, but four cars were derailed that were carrying cornmeal and grain.

They say there is no hazmat situation, no threat to public, and no roads affected. Union Pacific is on scene.