A Canadian Pacific train derailed near Carlos at approximately 1:30 p.m., Friday, March 1.
The derailment was near Highway 29 and Prairie Road, south of Carlos. More than 10 cars were involved. There were no injuries and no public safety issues, according to Andy Cummings, CP manager of media relations.
There were two crewpersons on board the train when it derailed. Cummings said the train was carrying grain and potash and that CP immediately dispatched teams to the site. The cause of the derailment is not known at this time and is under investigation, said Cummings.
Deputies from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office were on scene, helping with traffic control. Roads around the derailment were closed.
No further information was available at this time.