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Via Rail newcomer sight derails in Halifax, delays travels

HALIFAX — A Via Rail newcomer sight partially derailed in a south finish of Halifax Sunday morning.

Spokesperson for Via Rail, Marie-Anna Murat pronounced in an email matter that 3 cars derailed in a upkeep core yard.

There were no passengers onboard during a time, and no organisation members were harmed in a accident, though a weekly sight withdrawal from Halifax during 1 p.m. and streamer to Montreal was cancelled.

Murat pronounced a association would be reaching out to influenced business to offer choice transportation, as good as a full refund.

 “What they’re revelation us is that we have to take a sight from Halifax to Montreal and afterwards from Montreal we’ll get a joining sight to Coburg,” pronounced newcomer Doug McLaughlin.

The means of a occurrence is different and stays underneath investigation.

Sunday’s derailment is a second collision this weekend involving Via Rail in Nova Scotia. A Via Rail worker stays in sanatorium with life melancholy injuries after slipping underneath a relocating sight Friday afternoon in Truro.

Police contend that only before 3 p.m. Friday afternoon, a 63-year-old worker was stepping off a sight as it was entrance into a hire when he slipped, and was held underneath a train.

There is no refurbish on his condition though a review into a occurrence is on-going.

With files from CTV Atlantic’s Allan April

Article source: https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/via-rail-passenger-train-derails-in-halifax-delays-travels-1.4191832