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CP says no known leaks after Alberta derailment

Ten cars remained upright no injuries or public safety issues.


FRANK, Alta. — A train hauling crude oil has derailed in southern Alberta, but the railway and the Transportation Safety Board say there does not appear to be any leaks.

CP Rail says in a news release that a dozen cars carrying crude on a westbound train derailed near Frank in the Crowsnest Pass early in the morning on Feb. 14.

The railway says 10 of the cars remained upright and that crews were putting them back onto the tracks.

It says there were no injuries or public safety issues.

Chris Krepski with the Transportation Safety Board says the board’s investigators are gathering information about the incident, but that investigators are not being dispatched to the scene at this point.

© 2015 The Canadian Press

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