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Road closures still in place after train derailment near Rosser

CPR train derailment near Rosser, Manitoba. Tracy Martin

The clean-up continues after a 13 car train derailed near Rosser, Manitoba on Tuesday night.

Road closures still in place after train derailment near Rosser - image
Nikki Jhutti/Global News

Canadian Pacific said the train left the tracks around 6 o’clock Tuesday evening, between Highway 221 and Highway 334.

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Highway 221, from Road 3E to Highway 322, remains closed as of noon Wednesday, as well as Highway 334, from farmer road to Highway 221.

There were no injuries and no issues of public safety.

The train was carrying shipping containers on flatcars.

The cause is under investigation, but the area was under a severe thunderstorm watch at the time.

 

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