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Figure 1. Accident location (source: Railway Association of Canada, Canadian Railway Atlas)
A Canadian Railway Atlas map of the area between Montréal and Hervey, Québec, shows the location of the accident, just northeast of Joliette, along a blue line that indicates the track travelled by the train.
Figure 2. Rang de la Deuxième-Chaloupe crossing
A Google Earth satellite image shows the Rang de la Deuxième Chaloupe crossing. A dotted yellow arrow indicates the direction travelled by the train, and a dotted white arrow shows the direction travelled by the accident vehicle. The locations of two sets of flashing lights, on diagonally opposite sides of the crossing, are also indicated.
Photo 1. 3-flute horn on locomotive VIA 6404
A photograph shows the forward-facing 3-flute horn on VIA locomotive 6404. The horn is mounted directly behind the exhaust outlet, which is indicated by an arrow.
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