Several Terre Haute rail crossings blocked Wed. morning

File Photo
File Photo

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – UPDATE: After a CSX train stalled Wednesday morning, blocking multiple intersections, CSX officials state the issues were resolved and the train moved.

A CSX communications director released this statement: “CSX apologizes for any impacts to the community this morning. The company does its very best not to impact vehicular traffic in the communities in which we operate. This morning at around 5 a.m. a freight train stopped with mechanical issues and was moved out of the area at around 8 a.m. We greatly appreciate the patience of our neighbors, and we thank local emergency responders for their assistance. The train originated in Evansville and was headed to Indianapolis with 112 empty hopper cars.”


A C-S-X train is stalled, and is blocking about a dozen busy intersections in Terre Haute. Officials tell News 10, it’ will likely be late morning before the crossings are back open.

The affected rail-road crossings are:

-Maple Avenue on the north side.

-Ash Street

-Beech Street

-8th Avenue

-North 13th Street

-6th Avenue

-3rd Avenue

-Locust Street provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s