Deployment notice

TSB deploys an investigator to the site of an accident where a pedestrian was struck by a VIA Rail passenger train in Beaconsfield, Quebec

Dorval, Quebec, 21 August 2014 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying an investigator to the site of an accident where a pedestrian was struck by VIA Rail passenger train 33 in Beaconsfield, Quebec. 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