Canada Montreal 'There you have it': Railway expert concludes more handbrakes would have prevented Lac-Mégantic tragedy

Canada Montreal 'There you have it': Railway expert concludes more handbrakes would have prevented Lac-Mégantic tragedy

Published on December 4, 2017

An expert in railway accident investigations has concluded that if double the number of handbrakes had been applied and a brake efficiency test performed when a 74-car fuel train was parked for the night in Nantes, Que., the Lac-Mégantic disaster never would have happened.

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