Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Transportation Safety Board of Canada

February 25, 2008 10:20 ET

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada Will Release its Final Investigation Report Into the August 18, 2004 Derailment of a Canadian National Train Near Levis, Quebec

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 25, 2008) - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will release, on February 27, 2008 its final investigation report (R04Q0040) into the August 18, 2004 derailment of a Canadian National train near Levis, Quebec. The Regional Manager and the Director of Investigations (Rail/ Pipeline) will be available to speak with media representatives on an individual basis on the day of the release.

WHO: - Ed Belkaloul, Manager, Eastern Region

- Ian Naish, Director of Investigations (Rail and Pipeline)

WHEN: Wednesday, February 27, 2008, starting at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern
Standard Time) ending at 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Courtyard Marriott Quebec
St-Jean Room
850 place d'Youville
Quebec, Quebec

The final report will be posted, at the same time, on the TSB website at

The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.

Contact Information

  • To arrange for an interview and register
    for this event, please contact:
    Transportation Safety Board of Canada
    Chris Krepski, Communications Advisor
    Cellular: 613-850-0738
    For queries related to this incident after the 27th,
    please contact the general media relations line at:
    Transportation Safety Board of Canada
    Media Relations