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Train Derails Near Las Vegas Motor Speedway

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LAS VEGAS -- Crews are working to remove train cars that derailed Sunday night near the 215 beltway and Range Road near the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

According to a spokesperson with Union Pacific Railroad, one locomotive and 19 cars derailed at about 9:45 p.m. The cars were loaded with coal. No one was hurt.

The cars were part of 103 cars and four locomotives traveling from Utah to California.

Heavy equipment arrived Monday morning to move the rail cars and put the locomotive back on the track, Union Pacific said. The line is expected to be open at 4 a.m. Tuesday.

The derailment is under investigation.

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