About 8:10 a.m., Pacific daylight time, on August 30, 1996, a Southern Pacific Lines (SP) freight train SP 7405 East collided with the rear end of standing SP freight train 1 LBBPX-29, near Beaumont, California. SP 7405 East was moving at about 20 mph at the time of the collision. The lead locomotive unit from the striking train and the rear car on the standing train were derailed. Fuel oil was released from the derailed locomotive when the fuel tank ruptured in the collision; however, the spill was contained to the immediate accident site. There were no injuries. Monetary damage was estimated to be $176,000.