Why did the train derail?

The National Transportation Safety Board investigators have identified and examined the rail car that initiated the derailment. Surveillance video from a residence showed what appears to be a wheel bearing in the final stage of overheat failure moments before the derailment. The wheelset from the suspected railcar has been collected as evidence for metallurgical examination. The suspected overheated wheel bearing has been collected and will be examined by engineers from the NTSB Materials Laboratory in Washington, D.C.  For more information visit the NTSP website.

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1. What happened in East Palestine, Ohio?
2. What impacts will the train derailment in East Palestine have on Hudson?
3. Is Hudson in the same watershed as East Palestine?
4. What is the City of Hudson doing about the East Palestine train derailment?
5. Did the train that derailed in East Palestine come through Hudson?
6. What chemicals was the train transporting in the East Palestine derailment?
7. Why did the train derail?
8. How many trains travel through Hudson a day?
9. How often are Norfolk Southern tracks inspected?
10. Can the City of Hudson regulate train activity through our City?
11. Does the railroad notify Hudson when trains carrying hazardous materials pass through our City?
12. How will the City of Hudson revise its Emergency Operations Plan based on the East Palestine Train Derailment?