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Deployment notice

TSB is deploying an investigator to a railway yard switching occurrence in Surrey, British Columbia

Richmond, British Columbia, 1 June 2020 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying an investigator to an occurrence that took place during switching operations at the Canadian National Railway Thornton Yard in Surrey, British Columbia. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.


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