Media advisory

News briefing on the investigation into the train derailment and fire in Gainford, Alberta

Gatineau, Quebec, 19 October 2013 - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will participate in a news briefing regarding the investigation into today's derailment and fire involving a freight train operated by Canadian National Railway in Gainford, Alberta.


19 October 2013, 19:30 MT


Seba Beach Seniors Centre
109 1 Street
Seba Beach, Alberta


James Carmichael
Investigator in Charge

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