Officials with CSX Railroad are conducting an investigation into why a locomotive caught on fire in Smyrna on Thursday morning (7/7/2011). The diesel engine was enroute to Nashville when the blaze errupted. The two engineers were near the train when the fire errupted, and fortunately they were able to escape without any injuries.
CSX Corporation, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is one of the nation’s leading transportation companies. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services to 23 eastern states and the District of Columbia.