Event CategoryIncident
Event GroupTechnology
Event SubgroupTransportation accident
Event TypeRail
PlaceBrantford ON
Event Start DateNovember 16, 2002
Event End DateNovember 16, 2002
CommentsBrantford ON, November 16, 2002. Eight train cars were derailed as a result of a collision with a van. The derailed cars rolled down an embankment that adjoined a neighbourhood, causing 120 people from the immediate area to be evacuated for two days. There were no leaks reported, but the cars contained a residue of butylene and butane.
Injured / Infected0
Estimated Total Cost$0
Federal DFAA PaymentsUnknown
Provincial DFAA PaymentsUnknown
Provincial Department PaymentsUnknown
Municipal CostsUnknown
OGD CostsUnknown
Insurance PaymentsUnknown
NGO PaymentsUnknown
Utility - People Affected0