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Off the rails again: Ottawa’s troublesome trains keep jumping the tracks

October 4, 2021 Laura Osman - THE CANADIAN PRESS

OTTAWA – The gravel strewn across the bike path was the first sign of trouble. Ottawa resident Steven Grant was out for a ride on Sept. 19 when he noticed an LRT train stopped in the middle of the tracks.

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Track failure led to train derailment in northern B.C.: safety board

November 5, 2020 The Canadian Press

RICHMOND, B.C. – The Transportation Safety Board says a track failure contributed to the derailment of a freight train in northern British Columbia in January. No one was hurt when 34 cars carrying wood pellets on the Canadian National Railway

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Freight train involved in fatal derailment started on its own: TSB

February 6, 2019 Lauren Krugel - THE CANADIAN PRESS

CALGARY –  A Canadian Pacific freight train parked on a frigid night in the Rocky Mountains began to move on its own before a derailment that killed three workers and sent 99 grain cars and two locomotives hurling off the

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Dozens of freight cars derail in fatal train accident

February 5, 2019 THE CANADIAN PRESS

FIELD, B.C. – A Canadian Pacific freight train fell more than 60 metres from a bridge near the Alberta-British Columbia boundary in a derailment that killed three crew members, a union representative said Monday. The westbound freight jumped the tracks

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Diesel fuel leaks into river after fatal train derailment

September 20, 2018 The Canadian Press

WINNIPEG – A train that derailed in northern Manitoba on Saturday that killed a railway worker is leaking diesel fuel into the Metishto River. Manitoba Sustainable Development says the fuel is from one of the locomotives. The province says spill