Train derails in Birmingham rail yard, causes delays in Bessemer

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A minor derailment was reported early Thursday morning at Norfolk Southern’s Birmingham railyard, causing train delays in different areas such as Bessemer.

Norfolk Southern says that they are working to fix this issue and that they have been in contact with local leaders.

Authorities say that traffic will be able cross the tracks at 9th Street in Bessemer until the train moves.

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