Media advisory

TSB to provide information on next steps of the investigation into the train derailment and fire in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec

Gatineau, Quebec, 31 July 2013  - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will provide information on next steps of 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:

1 August 2013, 9:10 am

Where:

Field in front of 4949 boul. Veterans, Lac-Mégantic, Quebec

Who:

Donald Ross, Investigator-in Charge
Ed Belkaloul, Manager, Quebec and Maritimes 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