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TSB releases investigation into Kingston train collision

Derailed tanker cars caused a side-swipe collision of a VIA rail passenger train on route from Toronto to Ottawa, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB). The collision occurred just after 9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. No passengers or crew were injured. The following information was

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Work continues on Bath Road rail crossing following train derailment

Update (Friday, Mar. 27, 2020): According to CN, the latest derailment involved seven train cars. While the roadway was reopened at approximately 5 p.m. on Thursday, Mar. 26, 2020, CN expects to continue working on the railway into the weekend. The cause of the derailment is currently under investigation. “We

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Train derails at Bath Road crossing for second time in a month

For the second time this month, a train has derailed at the CN Rail crossing on Bath Road near Armstrong Road. The derailment occurred at approximately 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2020, and has resulted in the closure of Bath Road between Queen Mary Road and Armstrong Road, though

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Clean-up work continues following train derailment in Kingston

Drivers and pedestrians should expect continued road closures around the site of the train derailment that occurred yesterday as clean-up work continues well into Thursday, Mar. 5, 2020. The derailment, which occurred at just after 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2020 on Bath Road near Queen Mary Road, has

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VIA Rail announces temporary employee suspensions

VIA Rail has announced the continuation of the cancellation of its services on a large part of the CN Rail network, and with it, temporary employee suspensions. In a press release at approximately 1:05 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, VIA said that, until CN Rail opens the remaining tracks

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Slow Down for Wet’suwet’en demonstrations continue

Sunday, February 9th marked the fourth day of protests and rallies in the Kingston area, with local Indigenous and non-Indigenous people publicly demonstrating solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en people in British Columbia. Despite a court-ordered injunction, train delays and cancellations continued along the Toronto-Ottawa routes, with protests near Belleville preventing trains

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Update on John Counter Boulevard construction

The John Counter Boulevard Expansion Project is currently on schedule and in the last phase of the project, according to the City of Kingston. The corridor acts as a link to four of Kingston’s major traffic arteries: Montreal Street, Division Street, Princess Street, and Taylor Kidd Boulevard. According to the

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