Footage was overwritten when the train went "immediately back in service following the accident," according to a federal agency investigating the incident.
State officials estimated that up to 5,000 gallons may have leaked, though the train company said it's far less. The incident came hours after another BNSF derailment.
Canadian Pacific’s purchase of Kansas City Southern will be the biggest railroad merger in decades.
Rail workers went on strike to protest years of underfunding they say has left the country’s train system in a dangerous state.
The Republican furor over a train derailment in Trump country has led to a major bipartisan rail safety bill.
The Biden administration is railing against railroad industry power after the East Palestine wreck, but key appointees could consolidate the industry even more.
The cause of the derailment was not immediately known and smoke could be seen glowing orange from a distance, according to KDKA-TV.
The two police officers involved in the September crash are facing attempted manslaughter, assault and reckless endangerment charges.
"I was the last surviving passenger from the train to be identified. ... As the sun rose the next day, my husband got word that there was one last Jane Doe in surgery at a Philadelphia hospital."
The train crashed into a Colorado police vehicle that was parked on the tracks after dark.