NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs

Investigative Update: CSX Derailment, Ellicott City, Md

August 24, 2012

The National Transportation Safety Board today released additional information regarding the derailment of 21 coal cars of a CSX train in Ellicott City, Md. According to the NTSB:

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