Rail media advisory 2009

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada will Hold a Media Availability to Release its Final Investigation Report into a Truck/Train Collision in Mallorytown, Ontario

(Gatineau, Quebec, December 8, 2009) - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a media availability on December 9, 2009 to make public its final investigation report (R08T0158) into the crossing collision between a VIA Rail Canada Inc. train and a tractor-trailer that occurred on July 15, 2008 in Mallorytown, Ontario.

TSB officials will deliver a brief presentation. They will also be available to answer questions and provide one-on-one interviews on site.

When:

10 a.m. eastern standard time
Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Who:

Mr. Tom Griffith, Investigator-in-Charge
Mr. Kirby Jang, Director of Investigations (Railway/Pipeline),
Mr. Ian Naish, Deputy Investigator-in-Charge

To schedule an interview:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada - Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053

Where:

Quality Inn Royal Brock Hotel
Brock "B"
100 Stewart Boulevard
Brockville, Ontario

The final report will be posted, at the same time, on this site.


The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.

For more information, contact:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053
Email: media@tsb.gc.ca