Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

2005, February 19 - a broken rail derails eight cars on a 95 car train at Cotieville, 2 km west of Renfrew, Ottawa Valley Railway Chalk River subdivision

From the Ottawa Citizen 20 February 2005

Eight train cars derail near Renfrew
Nobody was hurt during a freight train derailment near Renfrew yesterday morning. Eight cars left the track about one kilometre west of Renfrew at about 8 a.m., spilling potash -and taking down power lines, police said. The OPP, CP Rail and Ottawa Valley Rail officials are investigating the accident.

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