Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1879 April 3 - Derailment of Canada Central Railway train at Bells Corners, no injuries.

Ottawa Citizen - 4 April 1879

The rear or passenger coach of the train in the Canada Central Railway, due here last evening at 7 o'clock ran off the track a short distance from Bell's Corners.  A number of passengers were seated in the car at the time, none of whom, fortunately, were injured.  The car after leaving the track ran for some distance on the road-bed to the discomfort and annoyance of those within.  The train was only delayed a few minutes by the accident, arriving in the city shortly after the regular time.

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