Deployment notice

Transportation Safety Board of Canada deploys an investigator to the site of a rail accident near Tilley, Alberta

Gatineau, Quebec, 21 January 2013 – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying an investigator to the site of a rail accident near Tilley, Alberta. At approximately 15:25 MST, on Saturday 19 January, a CP freight train struck a tanker truck carrying crude oil. 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
Email: media@tsb.gc.ca