Deployment notice

TSB deploys team to investigate rail accident near Burlington, Ontario

Gatineau, Quebec, 26 February 2012 - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to a VIA Rail train derailment at Aldershot station near Burlington, Ontario, mile 33.3 on Canadian National's Oakville subdivision. Tom Griffith is the investigator-in-charge of this accident. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.

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