Cleanup begins after 3,600 tons of coal spill into the Great Dismal Swamp in Southeastern Virginia

By Julia Varnier and Erin Miller, WTKR 3 CBS; June 27, 2019

SUFFOLK, Va. – Amtrak service in and out of Norfolk resumed on Thursday after a 36-car Norfolk Southern train derailment disrupted the services on Tuesday.

Officials with Norfolk Southern said that 36 cars – each carrying a ton of coal – were derailed in the middle of the Great Dismal Swamp Tuesday at 4:20 a.m.

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