NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — An Amtrak train was grounded after it collided with a tree that fell onto the tracks Friday night.
According to an Amtrak spokesperson, the train was “temporarily halted” following the collision after the incident damaged the engine. The train was bound for Norfolk from Washington and was stopped between Wakefield and Windsor.
Crews are currently working to deliver a new engine to resume operations in Norfolk. At the time of the collision, there were 106 passengers in the train. There are no reports of casualties.
10 On Your Side is still learning more about the train, including its current location.
According to Amtrak’s website, the train left Union Station in Washington at 2:53 p.m. Friday and was scheduled to arrive in Norfolk at 7:07 p.m. As of 22:25, the train has been delayed for 4 hours and is expected to arrive at 23:05.
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