Railroad Accident Report

Railroad Accident Report : Derailment of Canadian Pacific Railway Freight Train 292-16 and Subsequent Release of Anhydrous Ammonia Near Minot, North Dakota, January 18, 2002

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At approximately 1:37 a.m. on January 18, 2002, Canadian Pacific Railway freight train 292-16 derailed 31 of its 112 cars about 1/2 mile west of the city limits of Minot, North Dakota. Five tank cars carrying anhydrous ammonia catastrophically ruptured, and a vapor plume covered the derailment site and surrounding area. One resident was fatally injured, 11 people sustained serious injuries, and 322 people, including the 2 train crewmembers, sustained minor injuries. Damages exceeded $2 million, and more than $8 million has been spent for environmental remediation.show more

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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 5.33mm | 290.3g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514126435
  • 9781514126431