Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area



1992, June 28 -  Freight train derailment, Brockville, CNR., Kingston sub.



Ottawa Citizen 29 June 1992

Freight train derails near Brockville
BROCKVILLE Canadian National's main line between Montreal and Toronto was blocked after a freight train derailed Sunday, spilling dolls, potato chips, jewelry, bubble gum and other cargo.
CN police were brought in to "make sure there's no Sunday shoppers," said CN official Laurie Bronson.
The 11-car train, en route to Halifax from Toronto, jumped the tracks at about 7 a.m. as it rounded a curve about 15 kilometres east of Brockville.
Three crew members escaped injury, Bronson said.

From the Ottawa Citizen 30 June 1992


Rail line reopens near Brockville Canadian National's main line between Montreal and Toronto reopened Monday after a derailed freight train spilled cargo onto the tracks Sunday.
The 11-car train from Toronto to Halifax jumped the tracks at about 7 a.m. as it rounded a curve about 15 kilometres east of Brockville. CN spokesman Mike Matthews said one line was repaired at about 2 p.m. Monday and the other one was to be opened today. Three train crew members escaped injury in the accident. CN investigators haven't determined the cause of the derailment.



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