Montana Rail Link spokeswoman Lynda Frost said Saturday that it’s unclear the type of challenge involved because it’s the first time the company has faced such a task.
No one was injured when 19 cars from a westbound train derailed Thursday about 10 miles west of Alberton. The cause of the derailment is under investigation.
The train carried six fuselages. Three others also fell off but stayed on land. Frost says Boeing has had workers at the scene assessing the damage.
The fuselages were headed to Renton to be assembled into completed airliners.
More Northwest Headlines
Washington project ensures forest stores carbon for decades E. coli tied to Costco more dangerous than Chipotle outbreak Student leader: Washington college unsafe for women of color Court revives Oregon suit over ‘phantom recall’ of Motrin New wolf pack appears in Okanogan County Thousands in Washington to spend Thanksgiving in dark, cold Environmental review: Vancouver oil-by-rail terminal could hurt fish Spokane commission supportings bringing refugees
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.