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UPDATE: Madera train derailment cleared, roads open

Ave. 12 in Madera closed after train derails (FOX26)

UPDATE: 4:15 p.m. - The derailed train has been cleared and roads are back up.

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Two train engines and one railcar came off the tracks northeast of Madera.

The derailed cars are blocking Avenue 12 completely.

Eastbound traffic is closed at Road 30 1/2 and westbound traffic is closed at Road 32.

The tracks are the BNSF main line tracks, which are also used by Amtrak.

Amtrak put out a statement following the derailment.

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Crews are assessing the damage.

Right now it isn't known how long before the tracks will reopen.




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