Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1958, April 13 - 13 cars derailed half a mile east of Morrisburg, Canadian National Kingston subdivision

From the Ottawa Citizen  14 April 1958

13 cars jumped tracks fouling rail service.
MORRISBURG The Montreal-Toronto line of Canadian National Railways was reopened late Sunday afternoon after being blocked most of the day by the derailment of a westbound freight train.
Thirteen freight cars left the tracks a half-mile east of here. No one was injured.
They were expected to be completely cleared by tomorrow morning.
The derailment occurred one-half mile east of the CNR station here at 9.45 a.m. Sunday.
Passengers on the morning Montreal-Toronto train left it at Morrisiburg and were taken to Brockville by bus. In the afternoon, passengers on the Toronto-Montreal train got off at Brockville and went 100 miles by bus to Coteau Landing Quebec to make connections.

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