Train Carrying BMWs Derails 97 Automobiles Damaged

first_img Train Carrying BMWs Derails, 97 Automobiles Damaged By The Associated Press December 5, 2016 Updated: December 5, 2016  LINKEDINPINTERESTREDDITTUMBLRSTUMBLEUPON   Show Discussion US The BMW logo is seen during the 83rd Geneva Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland on March 6, 2013. (Harold Cunningham/Getty Images) center_img JENKINSVILLE, S.C.—Authorities say a train carrying BMWs from an automaking plant in South Carolina has derailed and that 97 of the vehicles were damaged.Multiple media organizations report that train carrying nearly 100 autos was on its way to Charleston from BMW’s plant in Greer when it derailed Sunday afternoon near the state capital of Columbia.#BREAKING: Train carrying 97 BMW cars derails in the Midlands https://t.co/aBklJz0elh pic.twitter.com/KhWXUngPZE— News 19 WLTX (@WLTX) December 5, 2016Officials say no one was hurt but that two locomotives also were damaged, along with the cars.Authorities say motorists in the area of the derailment should expect delays because heavy equipment is being brought in to set the rail cars upright and repair the tracks. Share this article Sharelast_img read more