TSB Deploys team to investigate a derailment accident in Morrisburg, Ontario

GATINEAU, QC, March 2 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has deployed a team to today's derailment in Morrisburg, Ontario. TSB senior Rail investigator Tom Griffith is the Investigator-in-Charge and is leading the team. He is accompanied by four TSB investigators.

On 02, March, 2010, at approximately 14:20 local time, a freight train was involved in an accident.

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: For further information: TSB Media Contact, John Cottreau, (819) 994-8053, john.cottreau@bst-tsb.gc.ca

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