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Investigation shows a cracked wheel caused Plaster Rock train derailment

June 19, 2015 | Global News| DIEPPE, N.B. – The Transportation Safety Board says a defective wheel is to blame for the derailment of a CN train in New Brunswick last year.

The board released its findings Friday on the accident near Plaster Rock, N.B. on Jan 7, 2014, where 19 cars and a locomotive jumped the tracks.

The resulting fire forced 150 people from their homes for four days.

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