GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team to the site of a rail accident near Paynton, Saskatchewan. At approximately 08:00 MST, a CN freight train struck a road grader. The locomotive and 16 cars derailed, including some carrying heavy fuel oil. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.
The TSB is an independent agency that advances transportation safety by investigating occurrences in the marine, pipeline, rail and air modes of transportation. 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
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