Caught On Tape: Mudslide Slams Into Train, Causes Derailment
Description:RAW VIDEO: A mudslide just south of Everett derailed a Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train Monday afternoon. On Tuesday, a second mudslide further impacted rail service in the area and Sound Transit announced their would not be North Line service until Thursday morning.
The slide came off a large slope and hit 66-car train at about 1:30 p.m., BNSF Spokesperson Gus Melonas said. The slide was at least 75-feet long and forced 11 cars on their side. Some of the cars split open on impact.(0:49)