Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area



1929, November 24 - Freight train derails 22 cars at Aultsville station, Kingston, CNR, subdivision.





Ottawa Journal Monday 25 November 1929

C.N.R. Main Line Still Blocked
BROCKVILLE Ont. Nov 25. Main line traffic on the Canadian National Railways was still completely tied up this morning as the result of a serious freight derailment at Aultsville station yesterday afternoon, when fast freight No. 490 from Brockville for St. Albans, Vt., left the rails. Some of the 22 cars that were derailed crashed into the station building, also wrecking the express shed located to the east. All night passenger trains were routed by way of Ottawa and Napanee and wrecking crews were still engaged at the scene endeavoring to clear the line.



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