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Canadian TSB Investigating Train Derailment

| January 13, 2014

PLASTER ROCK, N.B. – The federal Transportation Safety Board will conduct a full investigation into the cause of a CN train derailment in New Brunswick last week. Safety board spokesman John Cottreau says investigators have finished gathering evidence in the community of Wapske, where 19 cars in the 122-car freight train jumped the tracks on […]

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Train Derailment Update

| January 10, 2014

PLASTER ROCK, N.B. – A large flare was seen and a boom heard from the site of a train derailment in New Brunswick Friday shortly after officials said they would use small explosive devices to blast holes in three tanker cars. CN spokesman Jim Feeny says the procedure they planned to use is known as […]

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Emergency Personnel Respond Quickly to Train Derailment Near Plaster Rock

| January 8, 2014

It’s been a hectic 24 hours in the village of Plaster Rock…after a freight train derailed and caught fire Tuesday night, emergency response officials from a number of departments have been working around the clock to assess and manage the situation. “I’ve never heard of anything like that happening since way way back,” said resident […]

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NB Train Derailment

| January 7, 2014

Shortly before 7 p.m. Atlantic time Tuesday, a train that may be carrying hazardous materials derailed near Plaster Rock, New Brunswick in the Longley Road/Wapske area. Route 390 in that area has been shut down and Plaster Rock Mayor Alexis Fenner said people in the area near the derailment have been ordered evacuated. We can’t […]

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