A CN prepare derailed at a rail crossing at Highway 11 and Wanuskewin Road on Jan. 22, 2019. (Chris Vandenbreekel/650 CKOM)
A CN prepare derailed Tuesday morning at a rail crossing at Highway 11 and Wanuskewin Road, sending rail automobiles careening into every other and inflicting commuter headaches all day.
The Saskatoon Fire Department first got calls regarding the derailment at 9: 26 a.m. and traffic within the sphere modified into straight blocked off.
In a media begin, the fireplace department confirmed the 52-car long prepare modified into carrying grain and crews handled a fireplace difficult one locomotive which modified into leaking diesel gasoline.
In total 30 rail automobiles left the tracks.
A video posted on the Saskatchewan Afternoon with David Kirton Facebook web teach reveals the derailment right moments after it occurred.
Overjoyed to listen to the crew is okay. This modified into the distant unit, no crew people occupying it and it derailed infront of it. Handsome a reminder to no longer park shut at crossing. Now not clear the cause but, and it modified into grain automobiles, no harmful automobiles.
Posted by Kurtis Loth on Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Corman Park police reported no harmful goods were eager on the derailment and that there modified into no possibility to public security.
Natty-up began quickly after 11 a.m., with partial traffic waft ensuing from be restored later within the day Tuesday.
Drivers were educated to detour round the sphere utilizing Highway 305 and Highway 12.
— Chris Vandenbreekel (@Vandecision) January 22, 2019
Assistant Fire Chief Wayne Rodgers addressed newshounds a transient distance from the keep the prepare went off the rails round 11 a.m.
Asst. Fire Chief Wayne Rodger substitute on Highway 11 prepare derailment
Posted by 650 CKOM on Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Rapidly after 6 p.m., a single southbound lane past the derailment situation modified into re-opened on Highway 11.
Highway 11 northbound to Warman remains closed past 71st Avenue ensuing from the prepare derailment.
Northbound traffic remains detoured to Highway 12 past Martensville to Highway 305 and attend to Highway 11 to Warman and gains north.
Wanuskewin Road northbound is closed right past Penner Road.
In finding entry to is maintained to Cathedral Bluffs.
Website visitors updates are reputation to be posted on the Highway Hotline Twitter fable.