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Emeryville Police Department
Sunday April 19th, 2020 :: 02:42 p.m. PDT


AVOID Shellmound St at 65th St., 66th St., and 67th St. There is a train stuck blocking the tracks

At about 1:41 this afternoon, EPD received a call of a train derailment on the Union Pacific rail lines in Emeryville. Officers responded and observed a UP train that has 5 cars derailed off the tracks. No injuries were reported.

The train is blocking the rail crossings at 65th St., 66th St. and 67th St. at Shellmound St. Please use alternative routes at the Powell St. over crossing.

Union Pacific and Alameda County Fire have been notified and are on scene to resolve the derailment. Union Pacific will be investigating the derailment. There is no estimated time for reopening Shellmound St at 65th St., 66th St. or 67th St. at this time.

Please remember to shelter in place. The scene is not causing any hazards and no evacuations have been recommended as the tanker cars are empty.

Released by:
Captain Oliver Collins
Emeryville Police Department

Emeryville Chief of Police
Jennifer G Tejada



The mission of the Emeryville Police Department is to protect life and property, to provide a safe respectful environment for people to live, work, and play. We achieve this through professional, proactive, fair and impartial policing in partnership with the community.

Emeryville Police Department
2449 Powell St
Emeryville, CA 94608

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 510-596-3700

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