Some facts and figures from that fatal day on July 6, 2013, when a train loaded with crude oil caused one of the worse rail disasters in North America, destroying the town centre of Lac-Megantic, Que.
12:58 a.m. ET
The time when an unattended tanker train started rolling downhill from the village of Nantes toward Lac-Megantic.
The distance in kilometres that the train travelled from Nantes to Lac-Megantic, according to the Transportation Safety Board (TSB).
The speed in km/hr the uncontrolled train was travelling before impact, according to the TSB.
1:15 a.m. ET
The time when the runaway train crashed into Lac-Megantic and set off the first explosion.
The number of oil-filled tanker cars on the ill-fated train.
The number of oil-filled tanker cars that derailed, according to the TSB.
The number of derailed tanker cars that released crude oil into the environment, according to the TSB.
The number of litres of volatile crude oil estimated to have been released into the soil, water and air.
The number of people who lived in Lac-Megantic in 2011, according to the census.
The number of people killed in the catastrophe.
The number of people each facing 47 charges of criminal negligence causing death (railway employees Thomas Harding, Richard Labrie and Jean Demaitre).
The number of companies facing 47 charges of criminal negligence causing death (the insolvent Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway Ltd.).
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