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Two CN Freight Trains Derail West of Winnipeg, No One Hurt: RCMP

Two CN Freight Trains Derail West of Winnipeg, No One Hurt: RCMP

By The Canadian Press

CN Derailment
A CN Rail train derailed east of Portage la Prairie on Thursday, January 3, 2019. The Transportation Safety Board will have investigators on scene Friday. (RCMP HANDOUT)

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Man. – Canadian National Railway says two freight trains derailed west of Winnipeg.

Two locomotives and eight freight cars went off the tracks Thursday morning east of Portage la Prairie.

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Man Dies After Injury on Winnipeg Railway Track

Man Dies After Injury on Winnipeg Railway Track

Train Track

Winnipeg police are trying to piece together how a man was injured and subsequently died after an incident on a railway track north of Wilkes Avenue.

A CN Rail engineer came across the man Friday morning at around 9:30 a.m. and contacted police. The train was halted west of Shaftesbury Boulevard and officers arrived a short time later.

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CN Partners with The Forks for Naming Rights to Stage and Field

CN Partners with The Forks for Naming Rights to Stage and Field

CN Symington Yard
A CN locomotive moves through Symington Yard in Winnipeg on November 10, 2012. (CN / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — The Forks has hopped aboard a partnership with CN for the new naming rights to its entertainment stage and field.

Now known as CN Stage and Field, the area will continue to serve as a platform for year-round public programming at the site. The venue previously held the name Scotiabank Stage after a long-time sponsorship by the bank.

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