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Massive train derailment near Hope, B.C.

Massive train derailment in B.C.’s Fraser Valley
WATCH: There was a massive train derailment in British Columbia on Monday, with multiple train cars seen dangling off the tracks. Drone video shows the extent of the derailment that happened in B.C.’s Fraser Valley, while CN Rail said it estimates that about 60 cars went off the tracks on a bridge near Hunter Creek, just west of Hope.

There’s been a massive train derailment in B.C.’s Fraser valley.

CN Rail said Monday morning that about 60 cars went off the tracks on a bridge near Hunter Creek, just west of Hope.

Several cars have ended up in the water.

CN confirms train carrying potash derails near Hope
CN confirms train carrying potash derails near Hope

There are no injuries and no dangerous goods are involved, the company said.

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The cars were carrying potash, CN confirmed, which is primarily used as a fertilizer.

The cause of the derailment remains under investigation.

Read more: Drone video shows tangle of railcars after train derailment near Hope, B.C.

The Transportation Safety Board is sending an investigator to the scene to determine what happened.
B.C. DERAILMENT

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Credit: Hannah-Hughe.
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Credit: Mitch Duckett.
Credit: Mitch Duckett.
Credit: Mitch Duckett.
Credit: Mitch Duckett.
Credit: Mitch Duckett.
Credit: Mitch Duckett.
Credit: Mitch Duckett.
Credit: Mitch Duckett.
Waterfront train derailment caught on camera
Waterfront train derailment caught on camera

 

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