Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

2009, May 10  - The Hull-Chelsea-Wakefield excursion train derailed one car at a crossing near Larrimac, QC. 
The train was running at 2-3 mph, no injuries.

Ottawa Citizen 12 May 2009

All aboard for an adventure
One of Canada's last remaining authentic steam-powered trains, the Hull-Chelsea-Wakefield Steam Train is back this season to offer scenic sightseeing excursions along the Gatineau River. A minor derailment last weekend was not expected to cause continuing problems and repairs to the track were to be completed by Wednesday. Long weekend departures are at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday from the station on Deveault Street in the Hull sector of Gatineau. Then it's a leisurely 90-minute chug up to Wakefield, followed by a two-hour stopover in the picturesque village. You'll be back by 3 p.m. Family rate (two adults, two children) is $110. Info: 1-800-871-7246 or

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Updated 18 April 2009