Media advisory

News briefing on the investigation into the train derailment and fire in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec

Gatineau, Quebec, 8 July 2013  - A Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) investigator will hold a news briefing regarding the investigation into the 6 July 2013 derailment and fire involving a freight train operated by Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec.


9 July 2013, 10:15 a.m.


Charlotte Room
Motel Le Quiet
3284 rue Laval
Lac-Mégantic, Quebec.


Donald Ross - Investigator in Charge
Ed Belkaloul - Manager, Eastern Region Rail Operations

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