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Railway crews clean up after 17-car train derailment in southern Alberta

BROOKS — Canadian Pacific Railway crews are cleaning up a 17-car derailment south of Brooks.

The train went off the tracks late Monday, with no injuries reported.

Brooks Fire Chief Kevin Swanson says the cars were full of consumer goods, with no hazardous materials involved.

He says the debris was confined to the railway's property.

Trains are now moving through the area, although at a slower pace.

No area roads or highways have been affected.

The company says the cause of the derailment is under investigation.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 6, 2023.

The Canadian Press