Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area



 1926, October 27 - Westbound transcontinental train derailed three cars at Alice, Canadian National,Beachburg subdivision.



Ottawa Journal 27 October 1926

Passengers on the No. 1 C.N.R. train were slightly shocked when three of the coaches were derailed near Alice, Ont., at an early hour this morning.  No one was injured and the delay to the passengers lasted only ten minutes, those on the derailed cars being transferred to other coaches.  The three cars were rerailed several hours later.
No. 1 leaves Ottawa for the west at 1.35 in the morning.  It left as usual today and had reached Alice, 96 miles west of the city, when the accident happened.  No cause for the deraillment was given.

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