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Canadian railway accidents went from 1,091 to 1,170 in 2018, beating the 5-year average

(Source: Canadian Press, March 6, 2019)

OTTAWA — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says the number of railway accidents increased by seven per cent last year including those involving dangerous goods, but there were fewer fatalities. There were 1,170 accidents, up from 1,091 in 2017 and above the five-year average of 1,035, according to a preliminary report released Wednesday.

Full story: www.globalnews.ca

Thursday, March 7, 2019

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