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Document Series
Accident Investigations
Federal Railroad Administration
Accident Date
Accident Type
Derailment (DRM)
Railroad Name

Draffin, KY
United States

Accident Number
Investigation Status
Subject Accident Investigations
Derailment; fire, CSX Transportation; Draffin, Kentucky; trip optimizer; mudslide

On February 13, 2020, at 6:46 a.m., EST, a southbound CSX Transportation Company (CSX) loaded ethanol train K42911 (Train 1) derailed when it struck a mudslide at Milepost (MP) CMG 123.8 on the CSX Florence Division, Kingsport Subdivision, in Draffin, Kentucky.

Last updated: Thursday, February 13, 2020