Media advisory - Transportation Safety Board of Canada to release three recommendations related to ongoing investigation into train accident in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec

OTTAWA, Jan. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will release three recommendations related to its ongoing investigation into the 6 July 2013 derailment and fire involving a freight train operated by Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec.

When:
Thursday, 23 January 2014, 11 am

Where:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada Engineering Lab
1901 Research Road
Building U-100
Ottawa, Ontario

Who:
Wendy Tadros, TSB Chair
Jean Laporte, Chief Operating Officer
Don Ross, Investigator-in-Charge
Manuel Kotchounian, Senior Investigator

This event is for media only. Media representatives will need to show their outlet identification.

The news conference will be webcast live from the TSB Lab. You can access the webcast at this address:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/transportation-safety-board-of-canada.

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.

SOURCE Transportation Safety Board of Canada

For further information:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Media Relations
819-994-8053

The TSB is online at www.tsb.gc.ca. Keep up to date through RSSTwitter @TSBCanada, YouTubeFlickr and our blog.