Train cars slightly derail in Palmer - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

Train cars slightly derail in Palmer

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Two train cars have come off the tracks in Palmer.

Police tell CBS 3 the cars slightly derailed around 6:00 p.m. Wednesday in the area of North Main and Sykes Streets.

Specialty cranes have been called in to upright the train. Palmer police point out the process could take a couple of days.

On board were plastic pellets which are melted down to make products.

Police say there is no hazardous threat to the public.

No injuries were reported.

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