TSB Deploys team to investigate a rail accident in
Saint-Charles-de-Bellechasse, Quebec

GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 25 /CNW Telbec/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has deployed a team to today's rail accident in Saint-Charles-de-Bellchasse, Quebec. Saint-Charles-de- Bellchasse is located 20 kilometers south east of Levis. TSB senior Rail investigator Don Ross is the Investigator-in-Charge and is leading the team. He is accompanied by 6 TSB investigators.

On 25 February, 2010, at approximately 4:25 am local time, a Via Rail 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@tsb-bst.gc.ca

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