Alberta: Uncontrolled 80-car Canadian Pacific train rolls a quarter kilometre through Calgary’s inner city

From CBC News; November 8, 2018

The Transportation Safety Board is investigating after a 1.5-kilometre-long freight train rolled away uncontrolled Tuesday at the Canadian Pacific Railway’s main headquarters in southeast Calgary.

According to the TSB rail occurrence report, 80 freight cars rolled away slowly for approximately 750 feet (about 230 metres) at the Alyth yard.

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