NS M6T Derailment at Riverton Junction

Norfolk Southern train M6T (an extra version of 16T) derailed on the curve while moving north through Riverton Junction, Virginia on March 4, 2021. Riverton Junction is where the former Norfolk and Western Shenandoah Valley Line crosses the former Southern B-line.

Photos

Here are a few pictures from the scene. In the neighborhood above Riverton Junction, I was fortunate to be invited by a resident to take pictures from his backyard.

NS train M6T derailed at Riverton Junction, Virginia on 3/4/2021.
NS train M6T derailed at Riverton Junction, Virginia on 3/4/2021.
NS train M6T derailed at Riverton Junction, Virginia on 3/4/2021.
NS train M6T derailed at Riverton Junction, Virginia on 3/4/2021.
Closeup:  NS train M6T derailed at Riverton Junction, Virginia on 3/4/2021.
Closeup: NS train M6T derailed at Riverton Junction, Virginia on 3/4/2021.
Closeup:  NS train M6T derailed at Riverton Junction, Virginia on 3/4/2021.
Closeup: NS train M6T derailed at Riverton Junction, Virginia on 3/4/2021.
NS train M6T derailed at Riverton Junction, Virginia on 3/4/2021.
NS train M6T derailed at Riverton Junction, Virginia on 3/4/2021.
NS train M6T's mid-train DPUs remained on the rails behind the derailment at Riverton Junction, Virginia on 3/4/2021.
NS train M6T’s mid-train DPUs remained on the rails behind the derailment at Riverton Junction, Virginia on 3/4/2021.

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