Train Derails in Veazie

VEAZIE - Over the next 24 hours, train officials will be working to put four rail cars back on the tracks.A little after 9:15 this morning a Pan Am train derailed at the Bangor Veazie town line.

Executive Vice President of Pan Am railways, Cynthia Scarano, says it may take a couple of weeks to figure out why those cars came off the tracks. 

At this time it doesn't appear as if there was any foul play.  

Veazie and Bangor fire crews responded to the scene and say while 3 of the rail cars are carrying carbon dioxide, there is no danger to the public.

Pan Am officials say they will have to listen to the black box on the train as well as have their mechanics inspect the site before they can figure out what happened.

Andrew Scheinthal

Weekend Anchor/Reporter

Andrew joined the WVII ABC 7 and WFVX FOX 22 News team in June of 2012. Since a young child he always wanted to pursue a career in Broadcast Journalism, and is honored to start his journey in Eastern Maine. He enjoys nothing more than meeting the members of the community and sharing their stories with our viewers.

Raised in Houston, Texas, Andrew graduated from Suffolk University located in Boston, Massachusetts where he majored in Communications. Before moving up to the Pine Tree State, Andrew was a student reporter for The Morning Show on New England Cable News (NECN).

When not in the newsroom, Andrew enjoys volunteering at the Bangor Humane Society. You can see him there at least once a week interacting with many of the dogs. He also enjoys cooking, reading, watching his favorite movies, and going to the gym.

Make sure to say hi when you see him on the streets, and mention Finding Nemo (his favorite movie) if you want some brownie points!

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