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Canadian oil train ablaze, blocks traffic in derailment

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The accident marks the second derailment of a Canadian National oil train in three weeks in northern Ontario. A train with 100 cars, all carrying crude from the oil-producing region of Alberta to eastern Canada, derailed (above) on Feb 14 about 48 km north of Gogama.

Toronto

A CANADIAN National Railway Co train carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire in a remote area of northern Ontario, blocking rail traffic between Toronto and Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Canadian National said on its website and in a later statement that the train derailed around