According to CN, 37 rail cars carrying crude oil derailed in the night from Friday to Saturday, near Saint-Lazare.
A train of the Canadian National railways carrying oil derailed Saturday in Manitoba. The accident caused a fuel leak, announced the company.
According to CN, 37 rail cars carrying crude oil derailed in the night from Friday to Saturday, near Saint-Lazare station, about fifteen kilometers to the east boundary of Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
The railway company has reported a “leaked” partial of oil. His team of environmental response was on the scene to clean the area and protect the environment.
Later in the afternoon, a spokesman for the company, Jonathan Abecassis, said that the leak had been contained and had not contaminated the Assiniboine river located nearby.
Report no injuries and the derailment would not have caused a fire. The companion attempts to determine the magnitude of the leak.
Coincidence : Saint-Lazare is situated at fifty of the town of Moosomin, Saskatchewan, which was held Saturday, a gathering of support for the pipelines.