Firefighters and emergency medical companies personnel responded to the scene of an Amtrak prepare derailment at Union Station on Tuesday morning.
Two vehicles derailed however have been nonetheless upright and positioned contained in the tunnel simply earlier than the station.
D.C. Hearth and EMS stated firefighters have been aboard the prepare and speaking with passengers. One Amtrak worker was transported for a “minor medical situation,” however there have been no different reported accidents.
All passengers have been moved to unaffected vehicles and have been transported to L’Enfant Plaza Station.
Hearth and EMS stated models are there and have been standing by to supply help.
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Amtrak stated that trains working between the nation’s capital and Alexandria, Virginia, have been stopped as a result of disabled prepare that’s “blocking the tracks south of Washington.”
“Rail service out and in of Washington is at the moment impacted. Delays are anticipated. We are going to replace as extra data turns into obtainable,” it stated.
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The derailment was reported at round 9 a.m. ET, based on FOX 5 D.C.