Streets in Jacksonville no longer blocked by malfunctioning Union Pacific train

Published: May. 17, 2023 at 5:17 PM CDT|Updated: May. 17, 2023 at 11:09 PM CDT
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JACKSONVILLE, Texas (KLTV) - At 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jacksonville Police say they received notification that the Union Pacific Railroad has been able to move their inoperable engine and the roadways are clear.


Police have announced that all crossings west of Jackson Street are blocked due to a malfunctioning train.

The Union Pacific railroad crossings have been blocked by a train that malfunctioned and has stopped on the tracks, according to Jacksonville police. Union Pacific notified authorities of the situation.

Drivers are asked to find alternate routes if possible. Updates will be provided as information becomes available.