La Train d’Enfer - The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

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Episode 173 - On July 6, 2013, in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, an unattended 73-car freight train carrying crude oil rolled down a grade and derailed downtown, multiple tank cars exploded, resulting in a massive fire. More than 30 buildings in the town's core were destroyed, and, sadly, forty-seven people lost their lives.
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[Ville Lac-Mégantic - Une ville à coeur ouvert]
[Déraillement mortel d’un train à Lac-Mégantic - Ville Lac-Mégantic]
[Balado Découverte - Le Marcheur d’étoiles | Circuit touristique de Lac-Mégantic]
[Cinq clés pour comprendre la tragédie de Lac-Mégantic | Radio-Canada.ca]
[10 of Canada’s worst train accidents - Macleans.ca]
[Firefighter watched ghost train barrel past him moments before Lac-Mégantic derailment | CBC News]
[Rail at center of Quebec town tragedy and heart of its recovery | Reuters]
[Lac-Megantic’s resilience tested after ‘le train d’enfer’ - CentralMaine.com]
[Summary of Railway Investigation Report R13D0054 - TSB Canada]
[Railway Investigation Full Report R13D0054 - TSB Canada]
[Lac-Mégantic MMA Train Accident - 6 July 2013 - YouTube]
[Audio: Train engineer and railway company talk as Lac-Mégantic burns - The Globe and Mail]
[Lac-Mégantic engineer Thomas Harding’s firing ruled illegal - Montreal | Globalnews.ca]
[YouTube - Angry Lac Megantic residents seek answers - Global News]
[YouTube - Lac-Mégantic News Conference - Investigation Report Release]
[YouTube - Lac-Mégantic engineer calls released]
[YouTube - Tragédie Lac Mégantic - Pierre Duquet]
[YouTube - Incendie à Lac-Mégantic - username Nitrof Taz]
[Wayback Machine - Montreal Gazette - Lives lost: Remembering Lac-Mégantic’s victims]
[Global News Search - Lac-Mégantic]
[Lac-Mégantic rail disaster - Wikipedia]
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