Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1932 January 21 - Locomotive wheel breaks at Alfred, CPR., Montreal and Ottawa sub., no injuries

Ottawa Citizen 22 January 1932

Train Delayed By Break In Wheel of Locomotive
The Imperial Limited, crack Montreal-Vancouver Canadian Pacific Railway train was delayed more than three hours at Alfred, Ont., last night when one of the front guide wheels of the engine broke. Neither the engine nor any of the coachea was derailed and the train was brought to a stop without any of the passengers being aware of the cause.
The news of the breakdown was wired to Ottawa and another engine sent from here to the scene to bring the train to the Capital. The train which was due to atrive here at 9.16 last night did not pull into the station until 12.20 this morning. It left Montreal at 7.35 p.m.

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