UPDATE: The Byron Fire Department says just before 8:30 p.m. the the road opened back up and the train started operating again.


A Norfolk Southern train is stuck on a railroad track an causing traffic delays in Byron's downtown area.

According to a Facebook post from the Byron Fire Department, an electrical fire is to blame for causing problems with the train Friday evening. The fire department says the train is stuck at the Boy Scout Road rail crossing near Main Street and Heritage Street.

The fire is out, but the roadway will be closed for a few hours until Norfolk Southern maintenance arrives to get the train moving.