News release

Associated links (R19C0088)

Investigation report: August 2019 main-track derailment in Irvine, Alberta

Calgary, Alberta, 21 August 2020 — Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (R19C0088) into the 2 August 2019 main-track derailment of a Canadian Pacific Railway train in Irvine, Alberta.

The TSB conducted a limited-scope, fact-gathering investigation into this occurrence to advance transportation safety through greater awareness of potential safety issues.

See the investigation page for more information.


The TSB is an independent agency that investigates air, marine, pipeline, and rail transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.

For more information, contact:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053
Email: media@tsb.gc.ca

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