Ottawa Journal Saturday 23 february 1980|
Train nearly derailed, 17-year-old charged
PRESCOTT Via Rail's Turbo, was nearly derailed by a vandal here Tuesday, Prescott town police revealed yesterday after arresting a 17-year-old youth on a charge of public mischief.
Police said the Turbo engine suffered slight damage when it ran over an iron railway tie plate laid across one of the rails.
The Turbo was not derailed and was able to complete its journey to Toronto. The youth, whose name was not released will appear in provincial court here next Thursday.