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3 Canadian Rail Companies Found to Have Inadequate Accident Reporting

Posted October 27, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Canadian Press)

The Transportation Safety Board says the country’s two largest railways and the regional carrier responsible for the Lac-Megantic fire failed to meet their obligations for filing accident information.

The federal agency says a total of 254 accidents involving Canadian National, Canadian Pacific and Montreal, Maine & Atlantic were unreported or reported late to the TSB over a seven-year period.

The TSB says a majority of the incidents were minor and no injuries reported, but the reports are mandatory. Read more here.