Media advisory - News briefing on the investigation into the train derailment and fire in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec

GATINEAU, QC, July 7, 2013 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a news briefing regarding the investigation into the 6 July 2013 derailment and fire involving a freight train operated by Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec.

When:
7 July 2013, 19:00

Where:
Intersection of rue Laval and rue Maisonneuve
Lac-Mégantic, Quebec.

Who:
Donald Ross
Investigator in Charge
Ed Belkaloul
Manager, Eastern Region Rail Operations

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
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