ENSIGN, Alberta — No injuries were reported when 39 cars of a Canadian Pacific train derailed early Monday morning near the community of Ensign.
Global News reports the accident occurred about 1:35 a.m., according to the railroad. The Vulcan County, Alta., website reported that some cars involved carried residual amounts of anhydrous ammonia or liquid petroleum, but that no evacuations were required. The railroad anticipated restoring service through the area by Monday evening.
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has sent an investigative team to the derailment site to “gather information and assess the occurrence.”
Ensign is located about 48 miles southeast of Calgary.