Rail media advisory 2010

TSB Releases Final Investigation Report on Derailment of Dangerous Goods Cars near Brighton, Ontario

(Gatineau, Quebec, October 25, 2010) - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a media availability on October 27, 2010, to make public the TSB investigation report (R09T0092) on the derailment of six cars (three of which contained dangerous goods) near Brighton, Ontario, on March 21, 2009. Safety concerns were raised as a result of the investigation.

The Investigator-in-Charge, Mr. Rob Johnston, will answer questions in English. Mr. Glen Pilon, Investigator/Technical Coordinator, will address questions in French. The experts will be available for questions and interviews on site.

When:

Starting at 10 a.m. Eastern time on October 27, 2010

Who:

Mr. Rob Johnston, Investigator-in-Charge/Acting Director, Rail Investigations Branch and
Mr. Glen Pilon, Investigator/Technical Coordinator

Where:

Library Room
The Fairmont Royal York
100 Front Street West
Toronto, Ontario

For a French interview:

Mr. Glen Pilon, Investigator/Technical Coordinator

To schedule an interview:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada - Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053

The news release will be posted, at the same time, on this site.


The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.

For more information, contact:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053
Email: media@tsb.gc.ca