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Stopped train blocking traffic on Panet Road and Munroe Avenue due to Winnipeg police incident

Winnipeg police and emergency personnel on scene of an incident at Panet Road and Munroe Avenue involving a train.
Winnipeg police and emergency personnel on scene of an incident at Panet Road and Munroe Avenue involving a train.

A train has stopped in Winnipeg’s East Elmwood neighbourhood, blocking traffic in both directions.

Winnipeg police confirmed they were called to the area at about 12:25 p.m. Tuesday and are directing traffic.

Police said they expect to be there for several hours and that commuters should avoid the area on their way home.

Several bus routes have been rerouted, including Routes 43, 44, 77, 85 and 90. Find more details here.

 

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Police on scene expect to be there for several hours.
Police on scene expect to be there for several hours. Will Reimer/Global News