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Locomotive in Lac-Megantic disaster likely to be withheld from auction

(Source: Portland Press Herald, July 24, 2014)

PORTLAND, Maine — A locomotive on the oil train that derailed and unleashed a deadly inferno in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic last year apparently won’t be among the 30-plus engines scheduled to be auctioned on Aug. 5 in Milo. The trustee of the now bankrupt railroad said he plans to remove the engine from the sale to comply with a request from Quebec provincial police, who say it could be used as evidence in future legal proceedings.

Full story: Portland Press Herald

Friday, July 25, 2014

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