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Investigation report: Employee fatality near Pointe-Saint-Charles Yard

Dorval, Québec, 13 December 2021 — Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (R21D0001) into the employee fatality that occurred on 6 January 2021 near the Canadian National Pointe-Saint-Charles Yard in Montréal, Quebec.

The TSB conducted a limited-scope, fact-gathering investigation into this occurrence to advance transportation safety through greater awareness of potential safety issues.

See the investigation page for more information.


The TSB is an independent agency that investigates air, marine, pipeline, and rail 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