False alarm causes train to stop in downtown Huntsville, blocks traffic

Huntsville

Train blocking traffic in downtown Huntsville

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A train is blocking traffic right now in downtown Huntsville. The train is stopped on the tracks blocking at least Holmes Ave.

There may be other crossing impacted as well.

Huntsville Police tell WHNT News 19 the conductor saw from clothing on the tracks and stopped the train; assuming there was a body. This turns out to have been a false alarm. There were only clothes.

There is no word yet on when the train will start moving again.