Rail Line Opens After Southern NM Train Derailment

Nov 29, 2012

Authorities say a southern New Mexico rail line is back open following a train derailment.

Television station KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/Tu6164) the derailment happened Tuesday night north of Las Cruces. It involved a freight train headed from Belen to El Paso, Texas.

No injuries were reported, and authorities say there were no spills of hazardous material.

A heavy equipment company was able to put the cars back on the track and the line was opened.

The cause of the derailment has not been determined.