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Railroad crossings reopen in metro Atlanta city after train malfunction

Stock photo of a railroad crossing sign.

MCDONOUGH, Ga. — UPDATE: The train has been moved and all railroad crossings have reopened.

If you need to go across a train crossing Wednesday morning in the city of McDonough, you’re going to need to find a different route to get where you need to go.

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According to McDonough police, all train crossings in the city are blocked by a train that is not currently able to move.

At this time police say they do not know when the train will be moved off of the tracks.

We have a crew heading to the city for LIVE updates on Channel 2 Action News at Noon.

**UPDATE** Norfolk Southern repaired the train and ALL RAILROAD CROSSING are now OPEN. **Public Service...

Posted by McDonough Police Department on Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Police say they have spoken with Norfolk Southern who only told them there was a “train malfunction”.

Channel 2 Action News has reached out to Norfolk Southern to try and get some more information.


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