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Date: 08/02/19 16:15
Cp derailment between medicine hat and swift current
Author: dxm332

Cbc is reporting a derailment in Irvine a.b. 35 km east of medicine hat.
Initial (unconfirmed) report is that there MAY be cars of chemicals derailed
Update: cbc is now reporting that an evacuation has been order in Irvine and that the rcmp r reporting 12 to 15 cars have derailed.

Sorry cannot post the cbc link b/c I am on my phone

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Edited 3 time(s). Last edit at 08/02/19 16:33 by dxm332.



Date: 08/02/19 17:56
Re: Cp derailment between medicine hat and swift current
Author: Lackawanna484




Date: 08/03/19 03:51
Re: Cp derailment between medicine hat and swift current
Author: dxm332

The evacation order has been lifted and the trans Canada highway has reopened

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Date: 08/03/19 10:06
Re: Cp derailment between medicine hat and swift current
Author: tomstp

The evacuate due to "hazardous material".  Always amazed to see that considering the wreck site is populated by those clearing the wreck and replacing the track.  I can see the caution in the beginning but when men come to clean up the site they leave the evacuate in affect.



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