Multi-car train derailment on CN Rail line near Rayleigh

14 rail cars leave CN tracks

UPDATE: 4:41 p.m.

No injuries or leaks have been reported after 14 potash cars left the tracks Wednesday near Rayleigh, according to CN Rail.

“CN crews are responding to a derailment involving 14 cars loaded with potash near our yard in Kamloops,” CN said in a statement to Castanet.

“There are no dangerous goods involved and no leaks, injuries or fires reported.”


Crews are dealing with a train derailment Wednesday on the CN Rail line near Rayleigh.

Multiple rail cars can be seen off the tracks just south of Rayleigh. A Castanet Kamloops reader sent in photos he snapped at about 11:45 a.m. from the side of Highway 5.

The photos show about a half-dozen cars derailed.

Castanet Kamloops has asked CN Rail for information about the derailment, including how many cars were involved and whether anyone was injured.

This story will be updated when more becomes known.

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