VIA passenger train derails south of Manitoba

A VIA Rail passenger train has been derailed in Manitoba.

A VIA Rail passenger train has been derailed in Manitoba.

According to the Manitoba RCMP, the VIA train derailed in the area of PR 350 at Road 73 N, with 12 people on board.

While some onboard have been injured, the RCMP has reported that none of them are serious.

According to the CBC, VIA Rail has confirmed that train 692 derailed “due to an unexpected incident.”

The cause of the derailment is now also under investigation.