Deployment notice

TSB Deploys Investigators to Rail Accident near Belleville, Ontario

(Gatineau, Quebec, March 19, 2011) - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has deployed two investigators to yesterday's rail accident near Belleville, Ontario.

On Friday, March 18, 2011 at approximately 3:20 pm local time, a passenger train collided with a truck.

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