CP confirmed that there was a derailment east of Field on June 30. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Train derails east of Golden

No injuries were reported in the derailment from June 30

  • Jul. 2, 2021 12:00 a.m.

CP has confirmed that a train garrying grain derailed between Golden and Field at approximately 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 30.

There were no injuries and no public safety concerns, says a statement from CP.

The train was travelling west towards Golden, with the derailment occuring at mile 7.3 of the mountain subdivision.

The rail line was re-opened to freight traffic on the evening of July 1, after the track was repaired and a safety investigation completed.

CP says that the cause is under investigation. The Transportation Safety Board will not be deploying investigators, but will be gathering information from the derailment.

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