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Burnaby train derails near Burrard Inlet

A train has derailed in Burnaby near the Burrard Inlet, just east of the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge.

It happened around 3pm on July 19.

“We can confirm that earlier today five rail cars previously containing grain derailed at our Cascadia Port Terminal,” said a spokesperson for Viterra – the company sending the grain. 86 more words

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CN train derails in Edmonton Sunday

Eight empty rail cars derailed at 97 Street and 127 Avenue in Edmonton early Sunday morning.

According to CN, it happened while the cars were moving in the Edmonton yard around 5 a.m. 76 more words

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Despite fiery derailments, slow progress on faulty US rail cars

BILLINGS, Mont. – Slow progress has been made on efforts to upgrade or replace tens of thousands of rupture-prone rail cars used to transport oil and ethanol, despite numerous fiery derailments that prompted new rules for the industry, U.S. 650 more words

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Nuts in a Train Wreck

Lynn is our Atlanta friend and also the guy for whom we do occasional contract work.  The week before the Fourth of July, out of the blue, he sent us a package of Georgia Pecans.  259 more words

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Crews Continue Fighting Fire At Texas Train Crash, 3 Still Missing

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Crews continued to work trying to smolder a fire at the scene of a train crash that happened Tuesday morning in the Texas panhandle. 670 more words

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Crews Still Pouring Water On Train Wreckage In Panhandle

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UPDATED | June 28, 2016 6:15 PM

Fire crews are still pouring water on the flaming wreckage of two freight trains that collided head-on while using the same track in the Texas Panhandle. 409 more words

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Passenger Train Derails In Taiwan, Several Injured

Several people have been injured, after a passenger train reportedly derailed, in eastern Taiwan, according to local officials. 71 more words

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