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Train Derailment Near Banff Sends CP Cargo Into Creek

A CP freight train winds along the Bow River

December 26, 2014 | Huffington Post Canada| BANFF, Alta. – Officials with the Transportation Safety Board and other environment officials are at the scene of a CP Rail derailment near Banff.

The railway says 15 cars carrying grains and fly ash, a material used to make concrete, went off the track west of the town early Friday morning.

A news release from the railway said there were no hazardous materials involved and no one was injured, but that the incident “did impact a small-low-level railway bridge and there are a few cars in the creek bed below the bridge.”

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