Newspaper article The Canadian Press

CP Freight Train Derails in Toronto, No Injuries, No Public Safety Threat:police

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

CP Freight Train Derails in Toronto, No Injuries, No Public Safety Threat:police

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Freight train derails in Toronto, no injuries

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TORONTO - Part of a Canadian Pacific freight train derailed in Toronto early Sunday, but police and railway officials said the incident posed no threat to public safety.

CP Rail said the incident occurred around 5:20 a.m. on Sunday, when a freight train with two locomotives struck another CP freight train.

Toronto police say no injuries were reported and no risk to public safety was posed by the collision.

A CP Rail spokesman said there were no dangerous goods on board the train that derailed. Martin Cej says there was a small diesel leak after the collision but it was quickly contained and there is no environmental risk from the incident.

But later a spokesman for the Transportation Safety Board, Chris Krepski, told The Canadian Press that there were a small amount of dangerous materials including aerosol containers and non-flammable gases. …

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