|Bytown Railway Society Branchline May 1987 p. 19|
Derailment blocks main line.
On March 28 15 empty flat car on train 318 derailed at Queens, just east of Kingston, Ontario, blocking both tracks of the Montreal - Toronto main line. Overnight VIA Montreal - Toronto trains 58 and 59 were reroutedover CP Rail between Dorval, Quebec and Brighton, Ontario, early March 29. Passengers from other VIA trains were ferried by bus between Brockville and Belleville (95 miles). (Earl Roberts)