Train derailment between Laval and Terrebonne

Photo: Jacques Nadeau Le Devoir

The derailment of a freight train occurred on Thursday evening between Terrebonne and Laval.

Cars have fallen into the river of the Thousand Islands in the wake of this derailment, which occurred at the entrance of a railway bridge.

According to the Service de sécurité incendie de Terrebonne and the police of Laval, it n’ there has no injuries.

Derailment of a train on the Blvd. of the Thousand islands. The major barrier to the east of Montée Masson. No wounded. Details to follow.

— Police Laval (@policelaval) October 13, 2017

These cars, which typically carry cement, were empty at the time of the accident.

The train of 107 wagons belonging to the company Quebec Gatineau Railway, according to Eric Harnois, head of division in the fire Department Terrebonne.

The bridge would have been damaged during the derailment.

The ministry of sustainable Development, the Environment and the Fight against climate change has ensured that all measures required for the health and safety of the population, as well as for the protection of the environment, were taken.


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