Deployment notice

TSB deploys team to crude oil train derailment and fire 3 km west of Gogama, Ontario

Richmond Hill, Ontario, 7 March 2015 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to a derailment and fire involving a crude oil train operated by CN approximately 3 km west of Gogama, Ontario. This accident is approximately 37 km from the site of a previous accident involving a CN unit crude oil train which occurred on 14 February 2015. 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