Media advisory

Update on TSB investigation into Lac-Mégantic, Québec Train Accident

Gatineau, Quebec, 18 July 2013  - A Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a news briefing regarding the investigation into the 6 July 2013 derailment and fire involving a freight train operated by Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec.

When:

19 July 2013, 10:10 am

Where:

Across the street from 4947 rue des Vétérans
Lac-Mégantic, Québec

Who:

Donald Ross, Investigator-in Charge
Ed Belkaloul, Manager, Eastern Region Rail Operations


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