April 17, 2005 at 3:05 AM CDT - Updated July 1 at 4:25 PM
It happened just about 7 o'clock tonight. The Amtrak train was en route to Mineola when it derailed in Grand Saline.
The engine car derailed and no passengers were injured. It happened just off Houston street north of Highway 80 in Grand Saline in Van Zandt County. The area surrounding the derailement was immediately roped off as emergency crews rushed to the scene. Union pacific has arrived on the scene.