16-Car CP Derailment Near Field Under Investigation


A team of investigators from the Transportation Safety Board are heading to Field, following a Thursday derailment.

Canadian Pacific says that a freight train derailed 5km East of Field, around 11am MT.

16 cars came off the tracks, and no one was injured.

CP immediately dispatched its own team to the site.

Canadian Pacific says that the cause is unknown, while the TSB says that it will gather information and assess the occurance.

CP notes that there were no hazardous goods on any of those 16 cars.