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Canadian Pacific Railway locomotives. (The Canadian Press/Jeff McIntosh)

Police remove trespassers from CP freight train in Salmon Arm

Incident highlights dangers around railways as Rail Safety Week approaches

 

CP Rail confirmed that two trains in the process of making a train meet collided, resulting in a derailment of seven cars. (CP Rail photo)

Collision results in train derailment just east of Golden

The derailment occurred Sunday night, according to a statement from CP

 

A pile of railway ties stored on CP Rail property in Notch Hill has raised water-quality concerns among a group of residents led by Paul Poirier who collected a petition with 60 signatures on it. (Jim Elliot-Salmon Arm Observer)

Large pile of railway ties raises water quality concerns among Shuswap residents

Notch Hill resident Paul Poirier is especially concerned as stream diverts onto his land

 

A CP train stopped near the site of an incident west of Ashcroft in which one person was struck by a train on the afternoon of March 6. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

One person airlifted to hospital after being struck by CP train near Ashcroft

Reports indicate victim sustained serious injuries

A CP train stopped near the site of an incident west of Ashcroft in which one person was struck by a train on the afternoon of March 6. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Following a visit by RCMP and subsequent arrests, a protest blockade on railway tracks near Chase was removed and with some of the protesters resuming action outside the Chase RCMP detachment on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (Cameron Thomson – Salmon Arm Observer)

UPDATE: RCMP confirm arrests at blockade after court injunction served

Protest held in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en First Nation regarding RCMP, LNG pipeline

Following a visit by RCMP and subsequent arrests, a protest blockade on railway tracks near Chase was removed and with some of the protesters resuming action outside the Chase RCMP detachment on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (Cameron Thomson – Salmon Arm Observer)
Anushka Azadi displays a handmade sign by train tracks near Chase where Shuswap First Nations leaders set up a blockade Chase on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)

Shuswap protest blockade temporarily lifted following negotiation with CP Rail

Onus placed on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to respond

Anushka Azadi displays a handmade sign by train tracks near Chase where Shuswap First Nations leaders set up a blockade Chase on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)
Protesters have set up a blockade on CP Rail tracks west of Chase. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)

BREAKING: Protesters set up blockade on CP Rail tracks near Salmon Arm

Signs at protest site say in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en

Protesters have set up a blockade on CP Rail tracks west of Chase. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)
A protestor stands near train tracks that Shuswap First Nations leaders have set up a blockade across from the Neskonlith Hall in Chase the morning of Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)

UPDATE: Protesters say they will maintain blockade near Chase “as long as it takes”

Goal is to see RCMP removed from Wet’suwet’en territory

A protestor stands near train tracks that Shuswap First Nations leaders have set up a blockade across from the Neskonlith Hall in Chase the morning of Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)
A freight train killed the three men on board when it derailed near Field, B.C., early Monday morning. (The Canadian Press)

Transportation Safety Board releases update on fatal B.C. derailment

The fatal derailment occured just over a year ago, killing three

A freight train killed the three men on board when it derailed near Field, B.C., early Monday morning. (The Canadian Press)
CP Rail confirmed a rail car was involved in an ‘uncontrolled movement’ in Field earlier this month. (CP Rail photo)(CP Rail photo)

Runaway rail car reported on same B.C. train line as fatal 2019 derailment

CP Rail confirmed the incident happened on Jan. 14.

CP Rail confirmed a rail car was involved in an ‘uncontrolled movement’ in Field earlier this month. (CP Rail photo)(CP Rail photo)
CP Rail train derailment near Field, B.C., on February 4. TSB Photo

RCMP to review fatal B.C. train derailment investigation after evidence points to ‘cover up’

The derailment, which occurred on Feb. 4, 2019, killed three men from Calgary

CP Rail train derailment near Field, B.C., on February 4. TSB Photo