News release

Associated links (R17T0170)

Investigation report: July 2017 railway accident causing injury at the Quebec St. Yard in London, Ontario

Richmond Hill, Ontario, 23 April 2018 – Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (R17T0170) into a July 2017 occurrence in London, Ontario, during which a Canadian Pacific Railway employee was injured after falling from a train in the Quebec St. Yard.

The TSB is releasing this limited-scope investigation report to highlight the importance of completing timely vegetation control along the railway right-of-way so that vegetation obstructions do not compromise safe railway operations.


The TSB is an independent agency that investigates air, marine, pipeline, and rail 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

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