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14 Sep 2020 | 04:01 PM UTC

Canada: Emergency services respond to train derailment in British Columbia September 14

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Emergency services in attendance after train derails near Hope (British Columbia) on September 14; disruptions to rail services expected in the area over the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/14/2020, 12:00 AM until 9/16/2020, 11:59 PM (America/Vancouver). COUNTRY/REGION Hope (British Columbia), British Columbia


Emergency responders have been deployed following a train derailment near Hope (British Columbia) on Monday, September 14. The incident occurred near Highway 1 and Hunter Creek Road to the west of Hope. At least 20 carriages are believed to have come off the tracks but as yet no injuries have been reported. The cause of the incident is yet to be determined and investigations have commenced.

Road traffic in the area is reportedly unaffected; however, disruptions to rail services are likely in the coming hours.


Those in Hope and surrounding areas are advised to monitor developments and should anticipate localized disruptions in the area, particularly to rail services.


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