The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office said the train of empty sand cars was headed north at the time of the derailment. Dubuque Fire Department responded with the Sherrill Fire Department to a call of a train derailment, the train was hauling 81 cars of ethanol. Central time. Railroad draining ethanol from derailed train cars near Dubuque, monitoring river 'Some ethanol has reached the water, but we're not sure how much' It was not immediately clear Sunday how long it would take to clean up the cars. The railroad says 26 cars from a 99-car train derailed around 6 a.m. Sunday about 10 miles south of Dubuque. Yesterday morning did not start well for a BNSF crew piloting a freight train along the banks of the Mississippi River in East Dubuque, IA.

Sign up for our email newsletter Login or ... EAST DUBUQUE, Iowa — BNSF Railway confirms in a customer advisory that one of its trains derailed on the Aurora Subdivision Monday morning.

The BNSF freight train appeared to be heading north along the Mississippi River. The derailment was near the area across the river from the John Deere Dubuque Works factory.

Both main tracks as well as the CN are blocked. A freight train, owned by Canadian Pacific Railway, carrying ethanol fuel with one car engulfed in flames, sits on the banks of the Mississippi River in a remote location north of Dubuque… Reports say the derailment happened around 11am below a bluff between where the Platte River connects with the Mississippi and Fenley State Recreation Area, and it is across the river from the peninsula near John Deere Dubuque Works.

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Freight train derails in rural Iowa and nearly knocks down home just steps away from the tracks. When she looked outside, she was only able to see a portion of the train from her home.

The advisory says both BNSF main tracks were affected after a derailment at 10:53 am. Reports say the derailment happened around 11am below a bluff between where the Platte River connects with the Mississippi and Fenley State Recreation Area, and it is across the river from the peninsula near John Deere Dubuque Works.

DUBUQUE COUNTY, Iowa — For the third time in two years, an eastern Iowa county is responding to a train derailment. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office said the train of empty sand cars was headed north at the time of the derailment. With at least one million gallons of crude oil and ethanol passing through Iowa on a single freight train, derailments like the one last week a few miles from Dubuque are a major concern. The BNSF freight train appeared to be heading north along the Mississippi River.

As featured on +6. DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – Canadian Pacific Railway says its rail line in Dubuque County is back in operation after a derailment. Officials said the derailment was caused by a large boulder (pictured on the right). Three on fire and three in the Mississippi River.

A 911 - hangup call came into dispatch this morning around 11:22 am, The subject on the phone called in a train derailment on the Wisconsin side of the Mississippi River just north of the John Deere plant. Dave Kettering.

BNSF train H-NTWTUL has put at least 10 cars on the ground in East Dubuque this evening. To further investigate, she hopped in her car and drove …

> > Authorities in East Dubuque say the Burlington > North Trail train derailed around 6:30 p.m. near > U.S. 20. They were > carrying sand, molasses and syrup.

SHERRILL, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - First responders tell TV9 seven cars on a Canadian Pacific train have derailed near the Mississippi River and Waupeton Road in Sherrill. That's in Dubuque … Fourteen cars left the track. More news as information comes in. A detour is in place until further notice.

DUBUQUE, Iowa – A partial train derailment in downtown Dubuque has forced a precautionary closure of the northbound lanes of Highways 151/61 north of the Locust Street Connector. > train derailment Wednesday night in East Dubuque. Grant County Authorities were Informed by Dubuque's Dispatch.

The derailment occured at the crossovers near East Cabin and 5th Street. DUBUQUE — Emergency crews plan to let a fire which ignited after a train derailment burn itself out. DUBUQUE, Iowa — On its way through eastern Iowa heading to Wisconsin, a train derailed near Dubuque on Sunday morning.