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Flames are seen where a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Derailed CSX train carried Bakken oil; over 800 barrels spilled

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LYNCHBURG, Virginia - The CSX Corp train that derailed and erupted in flames in Lynchburg, Virginia, was carrying crude oil from the Bakken shale in North Dakota, the kind of oil involved in several other fiery derailments over the last few months, the railroad said on Thursday.

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