The Canadian Press

2013-06-27 | Weather Alberta Flooding Derailment

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Six railcars derailed on a partially collapsed bridge over the swollen Bow River in Calgary. Crews successfully emptied five cars that contained petroleum diluent into new cars on an adjacent stable bridge and removed the derailed units. Calgary Mayor Naheed (nah-HEHD') Nenshi (NEHN'-shee) blasted Canadian Pacific Railway, saying responsibility for inspecting the bridge is the railway's. He said he had a lot of questions for the company. (Railways are under federal jurisdiction and Nenshi said that's been a point of contention for municipalities who are powerless to regulate them.)

Date: 2013-06-27
Placeline: CALGARY, Alberta.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << when was that bridge inspected why was it not inspected after Saturday remember on Saturday the Bow River was still running higher than anyone had ever seen in their lifetimes I'll be very blunt I'll probably get in trouble for saying yes we seen a lot of people lose their jobs as TT over the last year how many Bridge inspectors did they fire >>


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