Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1952, February 20 - Governor General's Train Crashes into Platform at Ottawa Union

Ottawa Citizen, 20 February 1952

His Train Pulls In With A "Bang"
Governor - General designate Vincent Massey arrived with a "bang" at Union Station this morning. His special six-car train backed into the station too fast and crashed into a special disembarking platform erected for the arrival.
No one was injured, but a few CNR officials were flustered.

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