Rail media advisory 2012

TSB Update on Investigation of VIA Rail Train 92 Accident

Toronto, Ontario, 29 February 2012 - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a news briefing tomorrow about its investigation into the February 26 VIA Rail train 92 derailment in Burlington, Ontario.

The Investigator-in-Charge will deliver a brief opening statement to explain the TSB’s investigation process, the current status of the investigation and next steps.

When:

Thursday, March 1, 2012, at 10 a.m. ET

Who:

Mr. Tom Griffith, Investigator-in-Charge
Ms. Nathalie Lepage, Senior Investigator (French Spokesperson)

Where:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada Regional Office
23 East Wilmot Street
Richmond Hill, Ontario

This event is for media only.

Media representatives will need to show their outlet identification or business card.

*Important Note:

Media who are not in attendance but wish to have an interview can schedule one immediately following the news briefing by contacting TSB Media Relations at the coordinates below. The same information that was provided at the press briefing will be communicated.


The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.

For more information, contact:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053
Email: media@tsb.gc.ca