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Bend, OR Derailment
Oct 26, 2004

Investigators Unsure Why 5 cars, 2 Locomotives Jumped Tracks
Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railway crews worked through the night to finish track repairs and reopen Central Oregon’s north-south rail line Tuesday morning, about 30 hours after two locomotives and five cars on a southbound freight train derailed about seven miles north of Chemult. The cause of Monday’s 2:30 a.m. derailment remains under investigation, Melonas said.