FREIGHT TRAIN NO. A-411-21-20 . The Lac-Mégantic rail disaster occurred in the town of Lac-Mégantic, in the Eastern Townships region of Quebec, Canada, at approximately 01:15 EDT, on July 6, 2013, when an unattended 74-car freight train carrying Bakken Formation crude oil rolled down a 1.2% grade from Nantes and derailed downtown, resulting in the fire and explosion of multiple tank cars. Reminiscent of the disastrous derailment six years ago, a CN freight train has derailed near the small Quebec town of Lac-Mégantic around 9:00 a.m. EST. The cause of this derailment was found to be a failed wheel bearing on the 82nd car. Train traffic will be snarled in central Quebec until at least Friday after part of a CN Rail freight train left the tracks late Wednesday. While the derailment was relatively minor and no one was killed, a source told CTV that they believe the derailment was intentional, with objects being placed directly on the tracks. Wednesday.

Investigators are at the scene of a train derailment near the British Columbia-Alberta border where 26 railcars on a CN freight train went off the rails early Thursday morning. About 9:04 am central standard time on February 9, 2003, northbound CN freight train M33371 derailed 22 of its 108 cars in Tamaroa, Illinois. CN TRAIN ROLLS THROUGH ST LAMBERT QC 5-13-20 retroolschool. A second CN train derailment in Potterville, Michigan, occurred in May 2006, though no evacuation was necessary. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) investigated this occurrence for the purpose of advancing transportation safety. MILE 16.5, CRAN SUBDIVISION . Creek After Derailment A "small amount" of a train's freight spilled into a creek near Giscome. DERAILMENT . CN Rail Says Petroleum Coke Spilled Into B.C. Loading ... Derailment of Local CSX Train in Carlton GA, CSX Abbeville Sub, 05/05/2016 ©mbmars01 - Duration: 25:12. Canadian National (CN) Railway is investigating after one of its trains derailed near Sainte-Marie-Salomé, a municipality in Quebec's Lanaudière region.