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23train derailment AUST/md

By Karen Colbenson

kcolbenson@postbulletin.com

Representatives of the Iowa, Chicago and Eastern Railroad Corp. still do not know what caused a train derailment Monday afternoon near Austin.

According to the railroad company, 12 cars carrying various types of cargo derailed north of Austin at about noon, causing a temporary halt of rail service.

Rail service was restored Monday night, and all the cars were rerailed Tuesday morning.

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No injuries were reported.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the cause of the derailment was still under investigation.

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