About the TSB
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is an independent agency that advances transportation safety by investigating occurrences in the marine, pipeline, rail and air modes of transportation.
Transportation Safety Board of Canada deploys an investigator to pipeline occurrence in Regina, Saskatchewan
Unprecedented flood water flow contributed to 2013 Bonnybrook Bridge failure and Canadian Pacific Railway freight train derailment
Media Availability: TSB releases investigation report into bridge failure and derailment of Canadian Pacific Railway freight train at Calgary’s Bonnybrook Bridge in 2013
TSB deploys an investigator to a marine accident involving the volunteer search and rescue boat Steveston Lifeboat in Steveston, British Columbia
Bridge failure and derailment of Canadian Pacific Railway freight train 292-26 at mile 172.5, Brooks Subdivision, Calgary, Alberta, 27 June 2013Released on
On 27 June 2013, at 0320 Mountain Daylight Time, Canadian Pacific Railway freight train 292 26, proceeding eastward from Canadian Pacific Railway’s Alyth Yard in Calgary, Alberta, to Medicine Hat, Alberta, derailed 6 tank cars on the Bonnybrook Bridge over the Bow River at Mile 172.5 on the Brooks Subdivision. There was no product loss, and there were no injuries.
Main-track train collision of a Canadian Pacific Railway freight trains 351-424 and 100-17 at mile 138.7, Maple Creek Subdivision., Dunmore, Alberta on 18 May 2013Released on
On 18 May 2013, at about 1330 Mountain Daylight Time, Canadian Pacific Railway train 351-424, operating westward on the north main track of the Maple Creek Subdivision approaching Dunmore, Alberta, struck the side of eastward Canadian Pacific Railway train 100-17 that was departing Dunmore from the north main track through the crossover onto the Depot 1 track. As a result of the collision, the 2 lead locomotives and following 2 cars on train 351-424 derailed. On train 100-17, 2 cars derailed and several others sustained damage.
Main-track train derailment of Canadian Pacific Railway freight train 420-02 at mile 9.41 Heron Bay Subdivision, White River, Ontario on 03 April 2013Released on
On 03 April 2013, at about 0750 Eastern Daylight Time, Canadian Pacific Railway freight train 420-02 was proceeding eastward at 34.9 miles per hour on the Heron Bay Subdivision when it experienced an undesired emergency brake application at Mile 9.16 near White River, Ontario. Subsequent inspection determined that 22 cars (19 loads and 3 empties) had derailed, 7 of which were dangerous goods tank cars loaded with petroleum crude oil (UN 1267).
Striking and subsequent grounding of the general cargo ship Claude A. Desgagnes, Iroquois, Ontario on 06 November 2013Released on
On 06 November 2013, at approximately 2305 Eastern Standard Time, the general cargo vessel Claude A. Desgagnes struck the upper approach wall of the Iroquois Lock in the St. Lawrence Seaway near Iroquois, Ontario. The vessel then crossed the channel and ran aground. No pollution or injuries were reported; however, the vessel sustained minor damage.