Media advisory

TSB investigation progress update on September 2013 OC Transpo – VIA Rail accident in Ottawa, Ontario

Gatineau, Quebec, 16 September 2014 - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will provide an investigation progress update on 24 September 2014, on the fatal collision between an OC Transpo bus and a VIA Rail passenger train. The accident occurred at a level Transitway crossing in Ottawa, Ontario, on 18 September 2013.

When:

24 September 2014 at 11:00 a.m. EDT

Who:

Robert Johnston, Investigator-in-Charge
Dan Di Tota, Senior Investigator

Where:

TSB Laboratory
1901 Research Road
Ottawa, Ontario
K1V 2B1

This event is for media only. Official accreditation will be verified.


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