Media advisory

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

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


6 July 2013, 15:30


Services Québec News Briefing
Intersection of rue Laval and rue Choquette
Lac-Mégantic, Quebec.


Glen Pilon
Investigator, Railway/Pipeline
Transportation Safety Board of Canada

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