Significant parts of Canadian rail network will close if blockades remain
UPDATED: Transport Canada Slow-Orders Crude Oil Trains; CN Embargoes Traffic
CN Orders “Progressive, Methodical” Shutdown of Eastern Canada Operations
Canadian National forced to shut down parts of network due to blockades
Canadian businesses, government officials urge end to pipeline protests
CN Orders “Progressive, Methodical” Shutdown of its Eastern Canadian Operations
BC pipeline protest closes CN and Via Rail networks
CN moves to shut down Eastern Canada rail network amid blockades
Pipeline protests could shut down portions of Canadian National’s network
Transport Canada orders speed restriction following second oil train fire
The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. is reporting that a Canadian Pacific train derailed and caught on fire around 6 a.m. ET today in the village of Guernsey, Sask., which is located about 65 miles southeast of Saskatoon. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has received reports that the train was carrying crude oil.
Canadian Pacific confirmed to CBC that the train had derailed, emergency responders had been dispatched, and that CP was conducting an initial review of the situation. Guernsey has a population of about 100 people, and firefighters were evacuating the area.
Additional details about the aftermath of the accident can be found at CBC News.
RT&S News will update this story as developments warrant.
For the latest railroad news, please visit rtands.com.
The post Canadian Pacific train derailment causes huge fire appeared first on Railway Track and Structures.
This article first appeared on www.rtands.com
About this website
Railpage version 3.10.0.0037
All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all the rest is © 2003-2020 Interactive Omnimedia Pty Ltd.
You can syndicate our news using one of the RSS feeds.