No Injuries Or Safety Concerns From Saturday Derailment

A Canadian Pacific train derailment in Golden on Saturday interrupted access to a ski hill, but firefighters say rail cars that were carrying fuel and grain never spilled.

C-P spokeswoman Salem Woodrow says the freight train derailed Saturday afternoon in the railyard at Golden, but there were no injuries or public safety concerns.

Jay LaRoy with Golden Fire Rescue says several cars carrying diesel and grain derailed, and some that remained upright extended over a bridge that crosses the Kicking Horse River.

LaRoy says those cars couldn't be detached until it was certain they wouldn't flip and fall into the water, and during that time access to the Kicking Horse Mountain Resort was blocked for about two hours.

- The Canadian Press