A Canadian Pacific Railway train derailed at the north end of Lake Windermere below the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena in Invermere on Monday

CPR train derails at north end of Lake Windermere

No comments forthcoming from CPR about cause of accident.

A Canadian Pacific Railway train derailed at the north end of Lake Windermere below the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena in Invermere on Monday, November 25th. The train was carrying coal when several cars went off the rails sometime before noon. Sections of the track and several train wheels were badly damaged or broken. One train car in particular was leaning to one side, but no product was spilled and no people were hurt in the incident, which is currently under investigation. Workers on scene could not offer comment, and a press release explaining the cause of the accident is still not available.

 

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