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Inquest into train conductor’s 2018 death near Ponton won’t consider all circumstances of derailment

(Source: Thompson Citizen, September 9, 2021)

THOMPSON, Manitoba — An inquest into the death of a man who was trapped for hours in a train following a 2018 derailment near Ponton won’t look at all the circumstances surrounding the crash, but mainly those surrounding emergency services’ response, a judge has ruled. The man’s family, the Northern Regional Health Authority (NRHA) and the Teamsters Canadian Rail Conference (TCRC) – the union to which Anderson belonged – had argued that the inquest should investigate the circumstances of the derailment on the Hudson Bay Railway (HBR) near Ponton.

Full story: Thompson Citizen

Friday, September 10, 2021

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