Saturday, May 13, 2017 - CBC:
Pacific Railway train derailed in Bawlf, Alta., Saturday morning.
The train derailed just before 10 a.m., CP spokesperson Jeremy Berry
said in an email.
the cause is under investigation
No one was injured and there is no threat to public safety. The
train was not carrying dangerous goods, Berry said.
derailment is currently blocking the crossing at Range Road 18 by
Highway 13 east. RCMP are assisting at the scene, and the cause of
the derailment is under investigation.
"CP takes this
incident extremely seriously and has enacted its emergency response
processes," Berry said. "Crews and equipment have been deployed to
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
spokesperson Chris Krepski said 29 train cars loaded with potash
derailed, and he confirmed no dangerous goods were involved in the
"We have investigators on the way," he said.
Bawlf is around 25 kilometres southeast of Camrose