Inspection shows train derailment did not damage tracks

By WEEK Producer

April 30, 2014 Updated Apr 30, 2014 at 10:11 PM CDT

LAURA, Ill. -- Clean-up continued Wednesday in Laura after Monday's strong winds caused a major train derailment.

More than 60 rail cars were lifted off the track.

A BNSF railroad spokesman said clean up is expected to take a few more days.

Salvage companies are working to clear cars and clean up any cargo.

Both tracks were opened Tuesday but all trains are under a slow order and can only go up to 20 miles per hour through the area.

So far track inspections have not revealed any damage to the rails.

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