Media advisory - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada Releases its Report into the Derailment and Loss of Life near Lillooet, British Columbia



    GATINEAU, QC, May 25 /CNW Telbec/ - The Transportation Safety Board of
Canada (TSB) will hold a news conference on May 28, 2009 to make public its
final investigation report (R06V0136) into the Canadian National freight train
derailment and loss of life near Lillooet, British Columbia, on June 29, 2006.
    Media representatives are invited to attend as members of the panel will
be available for one-on-one interviews after the news conference.

    
    When:  Technical Briefing
           Thursday, May 28, 2009
           at 9:30 a.m. Pacific time (12:30 p.m. eastern time)
           (*)Note: Lock-up from 9:30 a.m. to start of news conference

           News Conference
           Thursday, May 28, 2009
           at 10 a.m. Pacific time (1 p.m. eastern time)

    Where: Mezzanine
           Kamloops Convention Centre (Formerly Forster's Convention Centre)
           1250 Rogers Way
           Kamloops, British Columbia

    Who:   - Mrs. Wendy Tadros, TSB Chair
           - Mr. Ian Naish, TSB Director of Rail/Pipeline Investigations
           - Mr. Dan Holbrook, TSB Manager, Western Regional Operations
    

    The final report will be posted, at the same time, on the TSB website at
www.bst-tsb.gc.ca.

    This is a media only event.
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    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 further information:

For further information: Transportation Safety Board of Canada, Media
Relations, (819) 994-8053; *Media not able to attend are invited to call TSB
Media Relations following the event to schedule interviews.


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