Train tracks in Bear Creek clear, open again after derailment on Thursday

(CBS42)
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[lin_video src=http://eplayer.clipsyndicate.com/embed/player.js?aspect_ratio=16x9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1369435004&height=480&page_count=5&pf_id=9624&show_title=1&va_id=4071511&width=640&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=640 height=480 div_id=videoplayer-1369435004 type=script]BEAR CREEK, Ala. (WIAT) – The area of train tracks where a Norfolk Southern train derailed on Thursday in Bear Creek has been cleared.

Temporary tracks were put into place and the first train passed through the town at 4 a.m. on Friday.

The train derailed around 12:15 p.m. on Thursday.

A total of 21 cars, 15 of which were empty, were involved in the derailment.

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