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

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Drone video shows just how extensive the train derailment is near Hope B.C. Monday. CN Rail said at least 60 cars went off the tracks at Hunter Creek – Sep 14, 2020

A stunning drone video shows the extent of a train derailment that happened in B.C.’s Fraser Valley early Monday morning.

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

Preliminary information suggests the cars went off the bridge and crashed down below, with some ending up in a waterway.

The railcars were carrying potash, which is primarily used as a fertilizer, the company said.

No injuries, fires or dangerous goods were involved.

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CN said it sent a team of environmental experts to the site to make sure there are no dangers to the surroundings.

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The Transportation Safety Board is sending an investigator to determine what happened.

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CN confirms train carrying potash derails near Hope

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