Texas Eagle Suffers Minor Derailment in Arkansas

Amtrak’s Texas Eagle suffered a minor derailment in Southern Arkansas on Tuesday when the wheels of a sleeper came off the track.

Amtrak Texas EagleAmtrak spokesman Marc Magliari says the accident occurred about 12:30 p.m. in Hot Spring County just east of Malvern.

There were no injuries. The train was carrying 81 passengers and a crew of nine.

Magliari said the accident occurred where two sets of Union Pacific tracks converge. The train was bound for San Antonio.


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