Vancouverarea train derails believed to be on tracks servicing grain terminal

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Vancouver-area train derails, believed to be on tracks servicing grain terminal by The Canadian Press Posted Jul 19, 2016 6:47 pm MDT BURNABY, B.C. – A train has gone off the rails in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland.Burnaby Fire Chief Joe Robertson says the train was running on a private spur line that services a grain terminal on the south shore of the Burrard Inlet when it jumped the tracks.Pictures on social media show one rail car half off the track and another lying on its side metres away from the shoreline.Robertson says the wheels of three other cars are also off the track, putting the total number of derailed cars at five.He says he doesn’t believe anyone was injured and that the grain cars appear empty.When asked about the derailment, a spokeswoman for CP Rail (TSX: CP) recommended contacting Cascadia Terminal.According to the Port of Vancouver’s website, Cascadia is a grain terminal that handles wheat, barley and oats, and is owned and operated by Saskatchewan-based Viterra Inc. (TSE: VT).The company was unable to provide an immediate comment about the derailment. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more

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