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Train cleanup moves quickly

Tracks, highway expected to reopen today

 Crews work to clean up after the CSX train derailment in the town of Mohawk on Friday.
Crews work to clean up after the CSX train derailment in the town of Mohawk on Friday.
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CSX crews and contractors are working around the clock to clear a massive freight train derailment that has kept Route 5 closed and halted all railroad traffic since Thursday morning. A crew foreman on the scene estimated the tracks will likely be cleared and repaired by this morning, allowing some rail traffic to pass. The foreman, who wouldn’t give his name, estimated Route 5 would reopen by late afternoon or early evening. “We’ve still got ...

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