Rail news release 2012

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada releases its report into the February 2010 derailment of a VIA Rail Canada passenger train in
St-Charles-de-Bellechase, QC

(Gatineau, Quebec, March 5, 2012) – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a media availability on March 6, 2012, to make public its investigation report (R10Q0011) into the derailment of VIA Rail Canada Train 15 in St-Charles-de-Bellechasse, QC.

When:

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time

Who:

Mr. Ed Belkaloul, Manager, Eastern Region Operations
Mr. Rob Johnston, Manager, Manager, Central Region Operations

Where:

Courtyard Marriott Québec
850 Place d'Youville
Québec, QC,

Both presenters will be available for one-on-one interviews after the media availability.

The report and accompanying materials will be posted, at the same time, on this website.

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


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