CN Train Derails in Whiteshell Provincial Park

CN locomotives at Symington Yard in Winnipeg. (HANDOUT)
CN locomotives at Symington Yard in Winnipeg. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — A CN train derailed late Tuesday afternoon near Brereton Lake in Whiteshell Provincial Park.

Twelve rail cars from the westbound train derailed at around 5 p.m. No dangerous goods were involved.

Crews were cleaning up at the scene on Wednesday morning.

The cause of the derailment remains under investigation and the Transportation Safety Board has been dispatched.

Brereton Lake is about 130 km east of Winnipeg.

— Staff


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