Train derails in southwestern New Brunswick, leaving 10 cars off track

Train derails in southwestern New Brunswick, leaving 10 cars off track

Officials say no one was injured after the New Brunswick Southern Railway train derailed in a village in the southwestern state early Thursday morning.

In the end, 10 trains got off the track. According to the New Brunswick RCMP, the derailment closed Route 3 at Harvey Station. The road will resume later this morning.

Harvey Fire Chief Jerad Swan said firefighters responded to the incident near Cedar Lane around 5 am after “someone heard a loud noise.”

Nobody was injured, Swan said.

Anne McInerney, vice-president of communications for J.D. Irving Ltd., which owns NB Southern Railway, said the cause of the derailment is unknown.


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