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Spill of Red-Dye Diesel from Derailed Train, Newport, OR

11270 N Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365 | 2023-Feb-10

Initial Notification: On February 10, 2023, a locomotive on a freight train derailed near Toledo, OR. The locomotive's tank was punctured and released an estimated 2,000 gallons of red dye diesel onto the soil and tracks. Since the derailment, the product has drained into a catch basin and a sheen has been reported on the Yaquina River. Oregon DEQ and US FWS are responding on scene.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Red Dye Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 2,000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 44° 37.27′ North
Longitude (approximate): 123° 56.78′ West