CHESTER, Mont. - Montana Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester and Governor Greg Gianforte Tweeted the following after an Amtrak passenger train derailed between Chester and Joplin.
I’m closely monitoring the Empire Builder derailment on the Hi-Line. I have been in touch with Amtrak as we work to learn more and my thoughts are with all the passengers, crew, and first responders on the scene.— Senator Jon Tester (@SenatorTester) September 26, 2021
We are closely monitoring the situation involving a derailed passenger train near Chester. Please join me in praying for all involved and the first responders on the ground.— Governor Greg Gianforte (@GovGianforte) September 26, 2021