Minor Train Derailment Blocks Traffic

Sep 4, 2022 | 2:32pm

Traffic is moving again, after what is being called a minor train derailment at Elphinstone and Saskatchewan Drive. It slowed the surging road and foot traffic making its way to Mosaic Stadium for the Labour Day Classic. Canadian Pacific Rail has not yet commented. The problem was cleared in about an hour, once again allowing […]

Investigation underway after train derailment

Oct 16, 2021 | 6:37pm

A CP freight train carrying potash has derailed north of the town of Silton which is about 40 minutes north of Regina. The Transportation Safety Board says it happened Saturday morning around 5 a.m. No injuries were reported and there are no public safety concerns according to the Board. TSB investigators along with investigators from […]

Final report in 2019 train derailment near Saskatoon released

Jun 4, 2020 | 11:41am

A report into a January 2019 train derailment at the intersection of Highway 11 and Wanuskewin Road near Saskatoon has been released. The Transportation Safety Board says rail manufactured in 1953 and installed shortly before the derailment was one factor in the wreck and that a number of factors were identified. The report states the […]

Passenger train derails in Manitoba with 12 on board, no serious injuries

Dec 31, 2019 | 12:40pm

MACGREGOR, Man. — RCMP say a Via Rail passenger train has derailed west of Winnipeg with a dozen people on board. They say passengers and crew are being assessed but do not appear to be seriously injured. The derailment happened about 6:45 a.m. roughly 15 kilometres north of the community of MacGregor. VIA says in […]