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Fourth Train Derailment in Northwest New Brunswick

Fourth Train Derailment in Northwest New Brunswick

| May 28, 2015

Rivière-Verte, New Brunswick – The forth train derailment in just over a year has hit northwest New Brunswick. According to multiple reports A train derailed Wednesday afternoon in Rivière-Verte, New Brunswick. Two train cars carrying vehicles derailed behind residents near Airport St. A third car went off the track, but remained upright. The derailment started a small […]

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Local Communities React to Train Derailment

Local Communities React to Train Derailment

| April 23, 2015

Edmundston, NB – Just under a week ago, 35 cars derailed in the Edmundston-St. Basille region. Luckily many of those cars were empty, and no injuries were reported. It is the third train derailment in the Western New Brunswick region in just over a year, and is a concern for local municipalities. “Look I know they […]

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Train Derailment, Near Edmundston

Train Derailment, Near Edmundston

| April 17, 2015

Edmundston, NB – According to the town of Edmundston, NB a CN train has derailed along Highway 144 between Edmundston St. Basille area and the village of Green River. Both Edmundston fire barracks are on the scene of the derailment. Along with the fire department;  Edmundston CN officials, officials from the Ministry of Environment, Edmundston […]

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Oil Train Firefighters Reuniting

Oil Train Firefighters Reuniting

| July 4, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Some of the Maine firefighters who helped their Canadian counterparts battle a deadly fire in Quebec are returning for the anniversary. About 30 Maine firefighters responded to the call for help when a runaway oil train derailed and caused explosions in the town of 10,000. The blaze killed 47 people and […]

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Claims Deadline for Railroad Company

Claims Deadline for Railroad Company

| March 12, 2014

  PORTLAND, Maine – A bankruptcy judge has indicated a willingness to set June 13 as the deadline for claims against a Maine-based railroad responsible for a derailment that killed 47 people last summer in Quebec. Judge Louis Kornreich (KORN’-rysh) didn’t issue the order Wednesday, pending the outcome of a proceeding in Canada. But Michael […]

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