Event CategoryIncident
Event GroupTechnology
Event SubgroupHazardous Chemicals
Event TypeDerailment Release
PlaceBellefleur NB
Event Start DateMay 10, 2007
Event End DateMay 10, 2007
CommentsBellefleur NB, May 10, 2007. A freight train derailment occured near Bellefleur approximately 15 kilometres north-west of Grand Falls, adjacent to the St. John River. Of the 36 rail cars that went off the tracks, five cars contained hazardous, flammable materials; a 1.6 kilometre evacuation radius was consequently ordered.
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