Media advisory

Media Availability: TSB releases investigation report into October 2013 derailment and fire involving a Canadian National train in Gainford, Alberta in Ottawa, Ontario

Edmonton, Alberta, 23 February 2015  - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will be available to the news media to discuss the release of its investigation report (R13E0142) into the derailment and fire involving a Canadian National freight train in Gainford, Alberta, in October 2013. The Senior Investigator will make a short presentation and then be available to answer questions. A French-language spokesperson will be available by telephone.

When:

24 February 2015 at 10:00 am Mountain Standard Time

Where:

TSB Regional Office
17803 - 106A Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5S 1V8

Who:

George Fowler, Senior Investigator
A French-language spokesperson will be available by telephone at 819-994-8053.

This event is for media only. Media representatives will need to show their outlet identification.


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