Media advisory

TSB releases its final report into the July 2013 Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway train derailment in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec

Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, July 2013

Gatineau, Quebec, 11 August 2014 - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a news conference on 19 August 2014 to make public its report (R13D0054) on the investigation into the derailment of a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway train on 6 July 2013, in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec.

When:

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. EDT

Who:

Wendy Tadros, Chair
Jean Laporte, Chief Operating Officer
Don Ross, Investigator-in-Charge
Ian Perkins, Senior Investigator

Where:

Lac-Mégantic Golf Club
Woburn Road
Lac-Mégantic, Quebec
G6B 2S5

This event is for media only. Official accreditation will be verified.

In addition, the news conference will be webcast live from Lac-Mégantic. Go to www.tsb.gc.ca/webcast to watch.

Bookmark the Lac-Mégantic accident investigation page www.tsb.gc.ca/lac-megantic-en as the report and accompanying materials will be posted there at the time of the report release.


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