Media Advisory - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada will Hold a Media
Availability to Release its Final Investigation Report into a Truck/Train
Collision in Mallorytown, Ontario

GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 8 /CNW Telbec/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a media availability on December 9, 2009 to make public its final investigation report (R08T0158) into the crossing collision between a VIA Rail Canada Inc. train and a tractor-trailer that occurred on July 15, 2008 in Mallorytown, Ontario.

TSB officials will deliver a brief presentation. They will also be available to answer questions and provide one-on-one interviews on site.

    
    When:  Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 10 a.m. eastern time

    Where: Quality Inn Royal Brock Hotel
           Brock "B"
           100 Stewart Boulevard
           Brockville, Ontario

    Who:   -  Mr. Kirby Jang, Director of Investigations (Railway/Pipeline)
           -  Mr. Tom Griffith, Investigator-in-Charge
           -  Mr. Ian Naish, Deputy Investigator-in-Charge
    

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

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

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.

    
    * Media not able to attend are invited to call TSB Media Relations
        following the event to schedule interviews.
    

SOURCE Transportation Safety Board of Canada

For further information: For further information: Transportation Safety Board of Canada, Media Relations, Telephone: (819) 994-8053


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