News release

Associated links (R17C0074)

Investigation report: Main-track derailment near Antelope, Saskatchewan, October 2017

Calgary, Alberta, 28 March 2018 – Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (R17C0074) into the October 2017 main-track derailment of a Canadian Pacific Railway train near Antelope, Saskatchewan. There were no injuries, but 37 covered hopper cars loaded with potash derailed.

The TSB is releasing this limited-scope investigation report to raise awareness about rail surface defects and to encourage the implementation of corrective measures as required.

The TSB is an independent agency that investigates air, marine, pipeline, and rail transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.

For more information, contact:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053

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