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December 28, 2019: CN Derailment near B.C. – Alberta Border

Twenty-six Canadian National railcars derailed in Fraser-Fort George, BC. CN media relations senior advisor, Alexandre Boulé, said there were no injuries reported and no dangerous goods were on board. Two of the cars ended up partially submerged in Moose Lake and approximately 20 tons of potash spilled at the scene.
B.C.’s Ministry of Environment stated that cars have since been removed and the tracks have been reopened in both directions. Additionally, the ministry said the site cleanup is ongoing and a plan to recover the spilled potash will be produced in the next few days.
The cause of the derailment is still under investigation.

‘Small amount’ of potash spilled after train derailment near B.C.-Alberta border

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