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Investigation report: February 2021 main track train derailment in Goderich, Ontario

Richmond Hill, Ontario, 15 July 2021 — Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (R21T0007) into the 1 February 2021 main track derailment of a Goderich-Exeter Railway assignment train in Goderich, Ontario that resulted in the derailment of six cars.

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