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TSB will hold a news conference to release its investigation report on an uncontrolled train incident that occurred near Toronto, ON, in June 2016

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Richmond Hill, Ontario, 22 June 2018 - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a news conference on 27 June 2018 to release its investigation report (R16T0111) on the uncontrolled movement of 2 locomotives and 74 railway cars that occurred in June 2016 at MacMillan Yard, located in Vaughan, north of Toronto, Ontario. The group of cars rolled uncontrolled for about 3 miles, reaching 30 mph before coming to a stop.

When:

27 June 2018
10:00 a.m. Eastern Time

Spokespersons:

Faye Ackermans, Board Member
Rob Johnston, Manager, Railway Investigations, Central Region & Headquarters
Nathalie Lepage, Senior Investigator

Where:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Richmond Hill Regional Office
23 East Wilmot Street, Richmond Hill, Ontario

The news conference will be broadcast live on Ustream at the following address: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/transportation-safety-board-of-canada

This event is for media only. Media representatives will need to show their outlet identification.


The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation 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
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

the uncontrolled movement of 2 locomotives and 74 railway cars that occurred in June 2016 at MacMillan Yard, located in Vaughan, north of Toronto, Ontario. The group of cars rolled uncontrolled for about 3 miles, reaching 30 mph before coming to a stop.

When:

27 June 2018
10:00 a.m. Eastern Time

Spokespersons:

Faye Ackermans, Board Member
Rob Johnston, Manager, Railway Investigations, Central Region & Headquarters
Nathalie Lepage, Senior Investigator

Where:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Richmond Hill Regional Office
23 East Wilmot Street, Richmond Hill, Ontario

The news conference will be broadcast live on Ustream at the following address: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/transportation-safety-board-of-canada

This event is for media only. Media representatives will need to show their outlet identification.


The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation 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
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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