WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Forest Hill Boulevard in West Palm Beach has reopened after a two-mile-long freight train with a brake problem was stopped on the tracks Tuesday, police said.
The West Palm Beach Police Department tweeted around 10:30 a.m. that the CSX train crossing on Forest Hill Boulevard, just west of Interstate 95, was closed.
A freight train was "stopped on the tracks with a brake malfunction," police said.
#TrafficAlert FOREST HILL BLVD. WEST OF I-95 at @CSX #train crossing closed due to a two-mile-long freight train stopped on the tracks with a brake malfunction. @TotalTrafficWPB https://t.co/dqX9DjqmWk via @Nextdoor— West Palm Beach Police Department (@WestPalmPD) June 14, 2022
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The train eventually got on its way and the road reopened before 12 p.m.
A police department spokesman said no one was hurt in the incident.