Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area



1886, April 14 - Canada Atlantic Railway rear end collision four miles from Ottawa, no injuries.



Ottawa Citizen 15 April 1886

The early morning mixed train on the Canada Atlantic Railway yesterday was brought to a stop about four miles from the city owing to the engine breaking down.  A freight train coming along five minutes later ran into the rear of the mixed, the fog being so dense the driver had not time to stop the train after perceiving the obstruction,  The freight engine was derailed and pretty badly broken, as were also three cars of the mixed train.  None of the men on the trains were hurt

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