Train collision near Portage la Prairie sparks calls to expedite fail-safe controls, add training

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Collision of two CN freight trains east of Portage la Prairie, Man., has Canada's transportation watchdog calling for changes. The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) launched an investigation into the collision, releasing a slew of findings Wednesday. Issues with communication in the cab, difference in levels of experience between crew members, and a fatigued engineer who had disrupted sleep leading up to the collision.
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Train collision near Portage la Prairie sparks calls to expedite fail-safe controls, add training

An investigation into the 2019 collision of two CN freight trains east of Portage la Prairie, Man., has Canada's transportation watchdog calling for changes, saying the crash highlights major issues in the rail industry.

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Train collision near Portage la Prairie sparks calls to expedite fail-safe controls, add training

Train collision near Portage la Prairie sparks calls to expedite fail-safe controls, add training

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TSB report into Portage la Prairie derailment sparks calls to expedite fail-safe controls and training

An investigation into the 2019 collision of two CN freight trains east of Portage la Prairie, Man., has Canada’s transportation watchdog calling for changes, saying the crash highlights major issues in the rail industry. According to a news release from the Transportation Safety Board (TSB), the collision happened on Jan. 3, 2019, when eastbound CN […]

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