Marine Corps Base Quantico Hosting Full-Scale Train Derailment Exercise Thursday

(Quantico)- Marine Corps Base Quantico is partnering with Prince William County this Thursday to conduct a full-scale exercise on the base that will simulate a train derailment. The exercise is expected to be the largest conducted at Quantico in more than a decade. It will test the ability of the base and Prince William County to react and work together in a multi-faceted emergency that affects the base and local community. A press release says as part of the exercise, local residents from around the base and surrounding community wil be assisting as role players.