7061 East Pleasant Valley Road, Independence, Ohio 44131 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Information
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

Locomotive involved in Lac-Megantic disaster to hit auction block

(Source: Canadian Press, July 23, 2014)

MONTREAL — It’s been known to belch oil from its exhaust, it’s caught fire at least once and it led the “train from hell” that smashed into Lac-Mégantic, killing 47 people. And pretty soon locomotive MMA 5017 can be all yours. The lead engine on the runaway oil train that derailed and exploded last summer in Quebec is scheduled to go to auction Aug. 5., a month after disaster-scarred Lac-Megantic marked the first year of the catastrophe.

Full story: Globe and Mail

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

Sign up for BLET News Flash Alerts

© 1997-2017 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Decertification Helpline
(216) 694-0240

National Negotiations

Sign up for BLET
News Flash Alerts

DAILY HEADLINES

Union Pacific reports 1Q 2017 results
NS delivers 12 percent jump in 1Q 2017 profit
CSX dismisses 200 more managers
Judge allows California high-speed rail project to proceed
As Christie hounds Amtrak, NJ Transit safety fines mount
U.S. Supreme Court may limit where companies can be sued
FirstEnergy must pay CSX, BNSF for breaking coal contract
Amtrak to release details on Penn Station repairs, delays
9 ways to fix NJ Transit, according to the experts
MBTA plan will speed system upgrades
Canada’s Railway Safety Act comes into early review after Lac-Megantic
Opinion: Saving lives nationwide: Rail Safety Week 2017
UP museum to launch exhibit on women in the rail industry
RRB: Medicare for railroad families
Get the latest labor news from the Teamsters

More Headlines