BENNET, Neb. -- Officials say weather played a role in a train derailment in Lancaster County last month.
The spokesperson for BNSF says the weather "certainly" played a role in the 10 car derailment near Bennet on June 25th.
The Bennet area saw three inches of rain the 48-hours before the derailment.
The rain was hauling coal along recently reactivated tracks.
The tracks, which were dormant for 17 years, were reactivated in January as a partnership between BNSF and th Omaha Public Power District.
There have not been any reported injuries.