A passenger train of Via Rail derails in Manitoba

Un train de passagers de Via Rail déraille au Manitoba

The derailment occurred around 6: 45 am, Tuesday, about 15 kilometres north of the community of MacGregor, Manitoba.

December 31, 2019 13h03

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A passenger train of Via Rail derails in Manitoba

The canadian Press

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MCGREGOR, Manitoba – A passenger train of Via Rail, which carried a dozen people derailed Tuesday west of Winnipeg.

According to the royal Canadian mounted police, first responders are working to assess the status of the passengers and crew members, but it seems that nobody was seriously injured.

The derailment occurred around 6: 45, about 15 kilometres north of the community of MacGregor.

In a statement, Via Rail says the train was carrying seven passengers and five crew members.

The train had left Winnipeg and was headed to Churchill.

Via Rail says work with authorities to determine what happened.

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