SunRail trains delayed after large tree obstructs railroad track in Kissimmee

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — SunRail officials said a large tree cleared from its railroad tracks caused delays Wednesday evening.

The tree fell on the tracks near East Magnolia Street in Kissimmee and impacted riders from Orange and Osceola counties.

Crews worked to clear the debris with chainsaws and a front-end loader.


The incident delayed at least five trains traveling to and from the Tupperware and Kissimmee/Amtrak stations.

The tree fell after heavy rain poured down on Central Florida, with a Tornado Warning issued for parts of Orange and Osceola counties.

All SunRail trains were said to be back on schedule around 10 p.m.

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