Freight train with diesel derails in Germany
A freight train carrying bio-diesel derailed Sunday evening at Niederlahnstein station in Germany. Several tank cars of the train went off the track and are leaking diesel, according to local media. The train was on the way from Rotterdam (Pernis) to Basel. After the incident, the train station was closed for all traffic.
The accident took place on Sunday evening around 6.40pm. There are no injuries reported. The Federal Police and the State Police have cordoned off the accident site. Fire brigades went on the spot. It is not yet clear why the train derailed.