Roads reopen two days after train derailment near southern Alberta village

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BARONS, Alta. — Traffic is no longer disrupted in a southern Alberta village following a train derailment earlier this week.

RCMP say traffic on Highway 23 near Barons, Alta. has resumed as of early this afternoon.

A Canadian Pacific Rail train had an engine derail at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday and some empty fuel cars tipped over.

Police have said diesel fuel was leaking from an entry point.

Fire crews, CP Rail and hazardous materials response teams from Calgary were called to the scene.

No injuries were reported in the derailment.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 31, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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