Railroad cars derail near Route 2 in Hermon

A tanker car and a boxcar derailed on a railroad line along Route 2 in Hermon on Friday.
Gabor Degre | BDN
A tanker car and a boxcar derailed on a railroad line along Route 2 in Hermon on Friday.
By Dawn Gagnon, BDN Staff
Posted Aug. 30, 2013, at 6:26 p.m.

HERMON, Maine — At least two railroad cars on a train derailed behind a storage facility on Route 2.

Railroad workers were at the scene.

One of the cars was a tanker while the other appeared to be a boxcar. The tanker was on its side.

The derailment occurred behind S&S Self Storage.

No further details were available at 6 p.m. Friday. The derailment was not affecting traffic on Route 2.

Watch bangordailynews.com for updates.

http://bangordailynews.com/2013/08/30/news/bangor/railroad-cars-derail-near-route-2-in-hermon/ printed on December 19, 2014