Deployment notice

TSB deploys a team of investigators to train derailment near Woss, British Columbia

Richmond, British Columbia, 22 April 2017 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to the site of the train derailment involving a provincially regulated railway that occurred on Thursday, 20 April 2017 near Woss, British Columbia. Provincial authorities have requested that the TSB undertake an investigation. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.

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