Who knew it only took a few boards of wood to get a train back on track

It’s not every day that a train derails carrying giant propane tanks in a small New England town.

The GURR train carrying two 120 foot propane tanks derailed in Grafton near the Grafton Town Common at approximately 7:00 p.m. It took crews a little over an hour to get the train back on track and moving.

Here are photos and video of crews working on the rail road in Grafton today.


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  1. Jim Kelley says:

    Quite the commotion for an hours delay. Seems the railroad people know what they’re doing. Hope they get some of the extra cooks out of the kitchen & let them do what they do…!

  2. Reblogged this on Greater Grafton and commented:
    Reblogging yet another story from Upton Daily today. Jennifer Doyle shot photos and video of the Grafton & Upton Railroad’s derailment in the center of town. Nice work, Jen!

    Hopefully, the transport of the next two tanks will go more smoothly!

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