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TAYLOR, Texas – At 5 a.m. this morning a Union Pacific train derailed in the yard in the City of Taylor.Several cars are on their side and both main lines are blocked. No injuries were reported, no hazardousmaterials were released and there is no threat to the community. Several railroad crossings in the areahave been blocked, but Union Pacific is currently working on breaking the train to free up the crossings.Union Pacific will provide updates as the situation resolves. Union Pacific and the City of Taylor request thatthe public stay away from the incident area while they work to resolve the situation. For additionalinformation please contact the City’s Public Information Office at 512-352-5448. Residents are urged to signup for City of Taylor alerts at www.taylortx.gov.-END