ZELIENOPLE, Pa. – A landslide occurred in Zelienople Borough shortly after 6:00 PM this evening after days of stormy weather.

The hillside gave out just north of East Northview Drive, and slid onto the railroad tracks below.

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The tracks connect New Castle and Elwood City to Mars and Allison Park. These tracks supply industries throughout the region to transport raw materials, along with production equipment such as natural gas equipment to Mark West Energy.

Trains were halted in all directions. it is believed the railroad tracks will be closed for several hours as power wires are entangled.

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