Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1971, August 8 - Pair ride 600 miles locked in mail car, Pembroke, CNR., Beachburg sub.

Ottawa Citizen 10 August 1971

Pair ride 600 miles locked in mail car
PEMBROKE (Staff) young couple rode in from the west locked in a mail car on a CNR transcontinental train Sunday night.
The 20-year-old man from Folyette and. 17-year-old girl from Peterbell were released by Pembroke police after attracting attention of railway employees at Pembroke Junction by pounding on the mail car door.
Pembroke Police Chief Bert Dickie did not reveal their names.
The couple boarded the car while the train was being made up at Hornepayne, 600 miles northwest of Pembroke. The car door was later sealed.
Chief. Dickie said the travellers were in good condition
He did not know how they in tended to return to their homes

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