Event CategoryIncident
Event GroupTechnology
Event SubgroupTransportation accident
Event TypeRail
PlaceHinton AB
Event Start DateFebruary 8, 1986
Event End DateFebruary 8, 1986
CommentsHinton AB, February 8, 1986. 23 dead: 71 injured. A westbound CN freight train collided with an eastbound VIA Rail passenger train on the CN main line, 17.6 kilometres east of Hinton.
Injured / Infected71
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