Media advisory

Transportation Safety Board of Canada to release three recommendations related to ongoing investigation into train accident in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec

Ottawa, Ontario, 21 January 2014 - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will release three recommendations related to its ongoing investigation into the 6 July 2013 derailment and fire involving a freight train operated by Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec.

When:

Thursday, 23 January 2014, 11 am

Where:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada Engineering Lab
1901 Research Road
Building U-100
Ottawa, Ontario

Who:

Wendy Tadros, BST Chair
Jean Laporte, Chief Operating Officer
Don Ross, Investigator-in-Charge
Manuel Kotchounian, Senior Investigator

This event is for media only. Media representatives will need to show their outlet identification.

The news conference will be Webcast live from the TSB Lab.


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