(Const. Crews are responding and an investigation is ongoing into the derailment of about eight rail cars on the tracks crossing Bath Road near Queen Mary Road.
CN Rail has released more information regarding a derailment that happened in Kingston before noon on Wednesday.
A second train derailment in less than a month is blocking Bath Road at Armstrong Road.Kingston Police officers at the scene said the train has left the tracks but none of the cars have overturned. Const. The rail company says there is no danger to public safety after the minimal Richard Hough said Bath Road is closed between Queen Mary and Armstrong roads due to a train derailment. A train derailment in Kingston prompted an evacuation in the area of Bath Rd, with Bath Road being closed between Queen Mary and Armstrong roads.
The incident happened on Bath Road on the outskirts of the city. went off the tracks Wednesday morning, leading to road closures and an evacuation of the area.
CN Rail crews worked throughout the night, and all rail cars are now upright. A freight train in Kingston, Ont. A Kingston Police cruiser is parked near the scene of a train derailment at the Bath Road crossing on March 25, 2020. 4, 2020 on Bath Road near Queen Mary Road, has closed a major artery in the city, causing rerouted traffic between Kingston’s west end and the downtown core. The derailment took place around 11a.m. — Kingston Police (@KingstonPolice) March 4, 2020 At first, Kingston Police had asked for the public, both on foot and in vehicles, to stay out of the area of the train derailment. The derailment, which occurred at just after 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Mar. Kingston Police say no one has been hurt and they have several officers at the scene. A train has derailed in Kingston's midtown area, according to Kingston police. Fil Wisniak/Kingston Police)
Police say that Bath Road between Queen Mary and Armstrong will remain close to traffic until further notice.