Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

2001, January 16 - 26 cars derail at Mallorytown, Canadian National Railways, Kingston subdivision

Ottawa Citizen 17 January 2001

Canadian National work crews start to right a rail car that was part of a derailment at 4:45 a.m. yesterday that involved 27 freight cars near Mallorytown, about 25 kilometres southwest of Brockville. There were no injuries and no dangerous chemicals spilled in the derailment of the 149-car freight train bound for Montreal from Toronto.Two nearby schools were closed as a precaution. The accident closed both lines and VIA Rail passengers, who experienced delays of up to an hour, were bused to nearby stations.

TSB report R01T0006

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