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MMA train from Lac-Megantic rail disaster pulled from U.S. auction

(Source: Canadian Press, July 30, 2014)

MONTREAL — The lead locomotive in the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster has been yanked from a U.S. auction after a request by Quebec provincial police. The police stepped in after a report by The Canadian Press revealed that locomotive MMA 5017 was slated to be sold on Aug. 5 at a Maine rail yard.

Full story: Globe and Mail

Thursday, July 31, 2014

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