Recent Rail Accidents

Cars Carrying Oil, Gas Come Off Tracks West Of Edmonton

October 19, 2013 | Canadian Press | GAINFORD, Alta. _ Firefighters battling a major blaze after a CN tanker train derailed west of Edmonton on Saturday decided to withdraw and wait for the flames to burn themselves out. With no further explosions expected from the 13 cars carrying oil and liquefied petroleum gas, that’s the […]

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Minnesota Oil Spill: Canadian Train Derails, Spilling 30,000 Gallons Of Crude In U.S.

Minnesota Oil Spill: Canadian Train Derails, Spilling 30,000 Gallons Of Crude In U.S.

March 27, 2013 | David Sheppard and Jeffrey Jones | Huffington Post | A train hauling oil from Canada derailed and leaked 30,000 gallons of crude in western Minnesota on Wednesday, marking the first major spill of the modern North American crude-by-rail transit boom. [Read the complete article here.]

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