CN Railroad: Mechanical issue stalls train in Union Co., IL - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

CN Railroad: Mechanical issue stalls train in Union Co., IL

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ANNA, IL (KFVS) -

Drivers in Union County, Illinois may have had a long wait on their hands after a train stalled on the tracks for a couple of hours on Friday, October 15.

The Anna Police Department was informed by the CN Railroad just before 6 p.m. on Friday that there was a mechanical issue involving a train in the Anna area.

According to CN Railroad, additional crews and equipment were brought in and the train was back moving just before 8 p.m. 

Several railroad crossings in the area were blocked, including Kratzinger Hollow Road and Kaolin Road.

Drivers were urged to use alternate routes while crews repaired the issue.

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