Event CategoryIncident
Event GroupTechnology
Event SubgroupHazardous Chemicals
Event TypeDerailment Release
PlaceLinton QC
Event Start DateMay 10, 1988
Event End DateMay 10, 1988
CommentsLinton QC, May 10, 1988. A train derailed due to the collapse of the track in a section where the supporting dike was washed out; four cars released a total of 26 tonnes of heating oil into the Batiscan River; fish breeding operations were disrupted (change in the taste of the fish).
Injured / Infected0
Estimated Total CostUnknown
Federal DFAA Payments$0
Provincial DFAA Payments$0
Provincial Department PaymentsUnknown
Municipal CostsUnknown
OGD CostsUnknown
Insurance PaymentsUnknown
NGO PaymentsUnknown
Utility - People Affected0