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Emergency crews respond to train derailment in southeast Calgary

Emergency crews responded to a train derailment in southeast Calgary Thursday night.
Emergency crews responded to a train derailment in southeast Calgary Thursday night. Cami Kepke / Global News

Calgary police say no one was injured in a train derailment in southeast Calgary on Thursday night.

The derailment happened at roughly 9:10 p.m. in the area of 26 Avenue and Dartmouth Road Southeast and involved a CP Rail train.

Officials said three to four rail cars were involved and that the cars were carrying grain or empty.

Police said none of the cars flipped over.

Fire and paramedics were also called to the scene, according to a social media post by a Calgary Police Service constable.

Traffic in the area was shut down for several hours to allow for crews to work to get the railcars back on the track.

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