Railway Investigation Report R04C0110 - Crossing Accident Canadian Pacific Railway Freight Train 2nd 269-23 Mile 69.33, Aldersyde Subdivision Near Blackie, Alberta, 24 October 2004

On 24 October 2004 at 0138 mountain daylight time, in thick fog, Canadian Pacific Railway freight train 2nd 269-23, travelling southward towards Lethbridge, ALberta, was struck by an eastbound, loaded cattle-liner truck at the Highway 23 crossing at Mile 69.33 of the Aldersyde Subdivision. Although the collision damaged and derailed a tank car carrying anhydrous ammonia and damaged five other tank cars carrying dangerous goods, there was no loss of product. The collision also caused train separation, the destruction of the tractor portion of the truck, an ensuing fire, serious injury to the driver, and fatal injury to the driver's helper. About 2060 feet (655 metres) of track was damaged.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Safety Board of Canada

    1765 St Laurent Boulevard
    Ottawa, Ontario K1G 3V4,   Canada 
  • Publication Date: 2006

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Pagination: 1 v., 22 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01046955
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Association of Canada (TAC)
  • Files: TAC
  • Created Date: Mar 26 2007 11:00AM