Transportation Safety Bureau

Could the Gogama derailment have been prevented?

TCRC, which represents more than 12,000 railway workers, have continually stressed the need for more inspectors to be hired to see to the optimal operation of the equipment and the integrity of the tracks.

TSB’s recommendations won’t solve the problem

Ottawa, January 24, 2014 — The Transportation Safety Board’s recommendations following the Lac-Mégantic disaster are definitely useful but they won’t solve the cause of the problem… In addition to the BST’s recommendations, the Teamsters Union believes that the increase of field inspectors will force the rail industry to adopt stricter…