Event CategoryIncident
Event GroupTechnology
Event SubgroupTransportation accident
Event TypeRail
PlaceAlmonte ON
Event Start DateDecember 27, 1942
Event End DateDecember 27, 1942
CommentsAlmonte ON, December 27, 1942. During a sleet storm on Sunday, December 27, a troop train pulled by a massive 2800-class locomotive smashed into the rear of a packed passenger train standing in darkness at the Canadian Pacific Railway station, killing 36 and injuring 155.
Injured / Infected155
Estimated Total CostUnknown
Federal DFAA PaymentsUnknown
Provincial DFAA PaymentsUnknown
Provincial Department PaymentsUnknown
Municipal CostsUnknown
OGD CostsUnknown
Insurance PaymentsUnknown
NGO PaymentsUnknown
Utility - People Affected0