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Pre-existing Defect Led To January 2014 Pipeline Rupture in Otterburne, Manitoba

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has released its investigation report (P14H0011) into the 25 January 2014 rupture of a TransCanada PipeLines Limited pipeline. A 30-inch natural gas pipeline, Line 400-1, ruptured and ignited at the site of Mainline Valve 402 near Otterburne, Manitoba. The escaping gas burned for approximately 12 hours. Five residences in the immediate vicinity were evacuated until the fire was extinguished.

Investigation Progress Update - Derailment and fire of Canadian National crude oil train near Gogama, Ontario

On 14 February 2015, a Canadian National (CN) crude oil unit train was proceeding eastward on CN's Ruel Subdivision near Gogama, Ontario. The train crew was composed of a locomotive engineer and a conductor. The train was equipped with 2 head-end locomotives hauling 100 Class 111 tank cars, 68 loaded with Petroleum Crude Oil (UN 1267) and 32 loaded with Petroleum Distillates (UN 1268). The train was 6089 feet long and weighed 14 355 tons.