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Amtrak’s southbound “Vermonter” carrying 98 passengers and a crew of four through a remote stretch of railroad near the town of Northfield, Vermont derailed on Monday morning October 5th 2015. The train had been traveling from St. Albans, Vermont to Washington, DC when it reportedly struck a rock slide on the tracks. According to news sources seven people were injured including one crew member, thankfully know one was killed.

Friend Kevin Burkholder took these images after the derailment.

Shortly after the derailment on October 5, 2015. — in Northfield, Vermont. Used with permission.

Shortly after the derailment on October 5, 2015. — in Northfield, Vermont.
Used with permission.

 Amtrak P42DC #102 remains over the embankment - where it will reportedly be scrapped on site. Used with permission


Amtrak P42DC #102 remains over the embankment – where it will reportedly be scrapped on site.
Used with permission

October 7 cleanup sees one of two remaining Amfleet cars being rerailed. Initial word was that this car and another on site would be moved via flat car, however they were putting the trucks back under the cars for movement on rail. — in Northfield, Vermont. Used with permission

October 7 cleanup sees one of two remaining Amfleet cars being rerailed. Initial word was that this car and another on site would be moved via flat car, however they were putting the trucks back under the cars for movement on rail. — in Northfield, Vermont.
Used with permission

Shortly after the derailment on October 5, 2015. — in Northfield, Vermont. Used with permission

Shortly after the derailment on October 5, 2015. — in Northfield, Vermont.
Used with permission

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