Train Derailment


Another Train Derailment

NITON JUNCTION, Alta. - Several cars loaded with stone in a Canadian National Railway freight have derailed in west-central Alberta.RCMP say the accident happened around 10:30 p.m. Monday just north o...

Another Train Derails

PINCHER CREEK, Alta. - Several cars in a Canadian Pacific Railway freight have derailed in southern Alberta — the second accident in the region involving a CP train in less than a week.Salem Woodrow,...

Train Derails

SLAVE LAKE, Alta. - Nine cars filled with lumber on a Canadian National train have derailed just west of the main street in Slave Lake, Alta.Resident Steve Anderson says the derailment happened just a...

How Many Trains Must Derail Before We Agree on a Pipeline?

Yet another train derailment involving petroleum products has re-invigorated the debate over how we transport oil in Canada. Reflexive opposition to pipelines flies in the face of the data, which shows that pipelines are safer modes of transport than railways or roadways. Environmentalists engaging in anti-pipeline crusades risk causing more harm than good as their pipeline-stalling actions divert oil transport to rail and road that would otherwise be transported more safely by pipeline.

<i>1,843 Unreported Derailments</i>

A continuing CBC News investigation into rail safety has found that Canada’s largest freight carrier CN Rail did not report to authorities more than 1,800 derailments, including 44 on key rail arterie...

Another Train Derails

ASQUITH, Sask. - Another CN freight train has derailed, this time in Saskatchewan near the town of Asquith about 33 kilometres west of Saskatoon.The RCMP say six cars came off the tracks Saturday even...