Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1992, February 18 -  Two coaches derail on a VIA train as a result of a broken axle

From the Ottawa Citizen 5 March 1992

BROKEN AXLES CAUSE DERAILMENTS: On February 18, two LRC coaches on Ottawa-Montreal Train 34 derailed at speed at Glen Robertson, Ontario, when an axle broke. Fortunately there were no injuries.
A similar derailment occurred at St-Lambert, Quebec, on February 29 when an axle on one LRC coach on Quebec-Montreal Train 621 failed.
These derailments, plus a similar one at Ottawa in 1991, have resulted in VIA stepping up the frequency of axle testing of LRC rolling stock in line with recommendations made by the Transportation Safety Board. (Canadian Press, 05/03/92 via Branchline)

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